evolution a theory

View Paper
Pages: 9
(approximately 235 words/page)

Essay Database > Literature > English
Is evolution just a theory?? A basic argument used by creationists is that evolution is "only a theory and cannot be proven." This creationist argument is based on the false assumption that the only way to "prove" evolution is for someone to actually observe large evolutionary changes, for example birds evolving from dinosaurs. Since this can't be accomplished in a few lifetimes, creationists claim that "proving" evolution is impossible. This argument totally ignores the enormous …

showed first 75 words of 2382 total
Sign up for EssayTask and enjoy a huge collection of student essays, term papers and research papers. Improve your grade with our unique database!
showed last 75 words of 2382 total
…Darwin predicted. There can be errors in carbon dating and other methods that are used to determine the age of fossils and the Earth itself. DNA and RNA comparisons between similar and dissimilar species at times confirm evolution, but in other circumstances are inconsistent. Finally, besides criticizing portions of various theories of how life evolved, Creationists are actively seeking scientific evidence of their own to support the creation account as it is presented in Genesis.