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Relating to or marked by a transition; transitory.


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Re: What do you do when talking to creationists?

Don't use a dogmatic approach. Thus, some fossilized questions for a transitional debate, for instance: is there evolution if there is no time? How will evolutionary biology meet new physical paradigms about time, space and so on? Will new conceptual changes ...

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by editorb
Sat Jan 18, 2014 2:33 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: What do you do when talking to creationists?
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What do you do when talking to creationists?

... all the evidence that is possible for them to have. What additional evidence could they obtain that is possible? I usually point to webpages of transitional fossils such (I like the fish-tetrapod transitions a good deal), and I also have a TalkOrigins claim file I like to reference for this ...

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by FriarBroccoli
Sat Jan 18, 2014 2:40 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: What do you do when talking to creationists?
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What do you do when talking to creationists?

... to argue against irreducible complexity? 2. Scientists don't have evidence for macroevolution, only microevolution. I usually point to webpages of transitional fossils such (I like the fish-tetrapod transitions a good deal), and I also have a TalkOrigins claim file I like to reference for this ...

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by Dubnium105
Fri Jan 17, 2014 11:08 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: What do you do when talking to creationists?
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"missing link"

It's sort of a casual term for a transitional fossil. You see it most often in discussions about human evolution, but it's used in other contexts as well. Some writers look down on its use because it's not a very precise term; the missing ...

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by Luxorien
Mon Sep 24, 2012 2:59 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: "missing link"
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Do the simplest bacteria have ribosomes and helicase?

... supposed to explain the gap between starting with nothing and fully functioning cells. Therefore, what was before the cell had to use some kind of transitional form of each of these components. It is relevant.

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by Daemach
Wed May 23, 2012 7:32 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Do the simplest bacteria have ribosomes and helicase?
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