ORIGINS: UNIVERSE, LIFE, HUMANKIND, AND DARWIN

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ORIGINS: UNIVERSE, LIFE, HUMANKIND, AND DARWIN

We debate origins of the Universe, life, Earth, humans, religion, atheism, using common sense, evolution, cosmology, geology, archaeology, and other sciences, to repel biblical creationism and other religious beliefs.

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The portrait is Charles Darwin, age 31, in 1840

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Ancestral humans had more DNA

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Mini moons may zip around Earth

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explanation for reality Theism or Atheism?

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Fossils illustrate evolution of life

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On Abolishing Religion

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Researchers Say There Might be Life After Death

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On the scientific miracles of Qur'an

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Modern Humans Interbred with Neanderthals in Europe

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Comment by Jim Greenamyer on March 31, 2013 at 6:36am

Thank you for the invitation to join this group.  I am so happy to have found this page!  I was reading Atheism for Dummies, and they had a link to this page, which is how I found you.  Anyway, thanks again for the invite!:-)

Comment by Ron Chernick on March 24, 2013 at 8:59am

Comment by Idaho Spud on March 24, 2013 at 8:18am

I predict Homo sapiens urbanthugensis will die-out quickly.

Comment by Joan Denoo on March 23, 2013 at 9:26pm
Oh! That is rich! Anatomy of an urban thug! Thanks for the laugh TFA.
Comment by The Flying Atheist on March 23, 2013 at 9:06pm

This seemed like the logical group to post this photo.....

Comment by Chris Dodds on March 17, 2013 at 9:03pm
Comment by Idaho Spud on March 8, 2013 at 11:31am

Thanks for the earth clock Joan.

Comment by Plinius on March 8, 2013 at 12:33am

A good clock, thanks Joan!

Comment by Joan Denoo on March 7, 2013 at 10:11pm

Notice the very narrow line at 2 Ma: were the first hominoids. Humans  have been on this Earth for such a short period of time, there have been many extinctions, and the only constant is change. This beautiful planet is our home. 

Comment by Joan Denoo on March 7, 2013 at 9:52pm

Evolution evidence:

Glyptodon Skeleton & Shell 

Glyptodon,  Pleistocene epoch 2,588,000 to 11,700 years ago, spanning the world's recent period of repeated glaciations. It was roughly the same size and weight as a Volkswagen Beetle relative of modern armadillos.

Armadillo, modern, The giant armadillo grows up to 59 in. and weighs up to 130 lb, while the pink fairy armadillos are diminutive species, with an overall length of 5 to 6 in. All species are native to the Americas, where they inhabit a variety of environments.

 

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