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August 11, 2007 

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Q: Don’t evolutionists have different “evidence” than creationists have?

A: No. Think about these questions:

  • Do creationists and evolutionists have the same animals?
  • Do creationists and evolutionists have the same fossil record?
  • So do they have the same earth?
  • So do creationists and evolutionists have the same facts/evidence?

The battle between creation and evolution is not about facts—the facts are the same.

The real difference is how one interprets the facts in relation to the past. This is all determined by one’s beliefs to start with. A creationist starts with the belief that the Bible’s history is true and interprets the evidence on this basis. An evolutionist starts with the belief that most, if not all, things can be explained without God, and interprets the same facts differently.

But only the biblical basis makes consistent sense of the facts … and fits directly with real observational science.


For more information on interpreting the facts, see Creation: ‘where’s the proof?’.
 

 

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This week on www.AnswersInGenesis.org

August 4: News to Note, August 4, 2007  <www.answersingenesis.org/articles/2007/08/04/news-to-note-08042007>
August 6: Terrorizing of the soul and mind at the Creation Museum?  <www.answersingenesis.org/articles/2007/08/06/terrorizing-soul-and-mind>
August 7: “Taking back” the college student  <www.answersingenesis.org/articles/2007/08/07/taking-back-college-student>
August 8: The Historical Development of the Old-Earth Geological Time-Scale  <www.answersingenesis.org/articles/2007/08/08/old-earth-time-scale>
August 8: Taking stock of Bonds  <www.answersingenesis.org/articles/2007/08/09/taking-stock-of-bonds>
August 9: The New Answers Book, chapter 1: Is There Really a God?  <www.answersingenesis.org/articles/nab/is-there-really-a-god>
August 10: Evolution Exposed has been expanded!  <http://www.answersingenesis.org/articles/2007/08/10/evolution-exposed-expanded>
August 10: Feedback: Clear evidence of evolution or ...  <http://www.answersingenesis.org/articles/2007/08/10/feedback-defining-evolution>

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