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-- get started on -- the evolution began well there's we can figure.
The -- her.
It was covered -- in the -- little over three billion years ago -- the ocean with a sort of primordial soup that living things got started in.
That's Bill Nye the Science Guy he teaches science to kids in this year he did a video for big think dot com that said.
Grown -- if you wanted to deny evolution and live in a world inconsistent with everything we observe in the universe -- But don't make your kids do it.
That caught people's attention as you can see from these headlines.
It inspired also some believers in creationism to do their own videos to argue that he was wrong so.
Bill nine maybe you are wrong you can't know old for -- -- But you can show that evolution is a real thing and you can absolutely show the earth does not six or 101000 years old that is that's just wrong.
So I'm not going after anybody's religion.
But you we can't use tax dollars intended for science education.
Teach this idea that the earth is 101000 years old as an alternative.
To the observable facts and that's that's inappropriate that's what started this whole.
And -- kind of going after religion because you say your world becomes fantastically complicated when you don't believe in evolution.
Well yeah -- -- when I dig up ancient dinosaur bones or fossil bones.
It's just that you're asking too much especially of a kid.
Who has critical thinking skills -- observing the world around Hemmer you're asking too much it's this it's inconsistent with what we -- Then about half of Americans are pretty inconsistent 46%.
Believe god created human beings sometime in the last 101000 year says scallop if that's the case.
As soon as educator we have failed it's just these defective evolution is observable irrefutable and and it's wonderful it's it's empowering why learn wonderful how we learn.
Because it it gives you perspective.
Of what I like to call our place in -- That we are.
In -- sense.
One of the ways the universe has come to know itself.
And that is wonderful.
The process of science the way we.
We learn about nature is the best idea humans have ever had there's two questions that drive -- -- Where did we come from and are we alone every one.
Everyone is asked him or herself those two questions and when you pursue that the answers to those questions you make these discoveries and evolution is one of are we discover.
These things scientifically the big -- I believe these things happen but.
That's what yeah -- -- overwhelming to be able to don't make -- operative who write the evidence is overwhelming but there's no evidence of of that spark that created actual life.
Why can't -- got a if you wanna say it's god I it is unknowable as we say you can't test.
You can't prove a negative -- sort of do that is to say I can't prove it's not for example.
And but the earth is not 101000 years old.
Ancient dinosaurs did walk this planet.
Up to 65 million years ago evolution was not a top is not a top down thing Brothers.
They are planned a design on the drawing board released virtual equivalent -- -- drawing board and then organisms are created.
Instead its bottom up.
That -- wife gets going it creates.
And these mutations lead to us but it is just slipped in the line -- -- its goal -- why should we believe that.
Wasn't done by god other that than what you have a -- entirely out looking like a science nerd.
I don't science nerd but I encourage people -- Wear bow ties they don't.
They don't slip into your soup -- flopping -- -- flask but.
That aside you try it you run the tests -- examine the evidence and I just wanna say for me as a critical thinker or guy tries to think critically.
The guy who works to think scientifically.
To -- to argue that there's some words.
Translated I believe -- -- understand it from Aramaic.
That are that serve as -- science text that's just not satisfactory to me.
Now if you want -- claim that god started life and then three and a half billion years.
Went by in here we are or -- that's very difficult to disprove.
On the other hand if you say that the earth is only 101000 years old that's very straightforward to -- that's been.
And so that's that's what started this whole -- we don't want to teach that to our.
Our scientists and engineers of the future as an alternative to the provable discoverable facts.
Thank you -- bill nine science guy coming.
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