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Why is evolution considered a fact?

A key component of evolution is spontaneous generation. If Pasteur refuted spontaneous generation in the 1800's, why is evolution considered a fact? ,

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    May 8 2013: the same reason all of science is considered "fact" - because it is measurable.
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      May 8 2013: All science is not considered fact. Science is based on fact but you still have observation, hypothesis, theories.... If Darwin's book is called, "On The Origin of Species", and this origin of a common ancestor comes to be by a process that has been refuted by science why do you and others still consider it to be a fact? If your measurements are wrong at the beginning its a good chance that they are wrong in the middle and at the end.
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        May 9 2013: that same logic applies to everything. what makes you think any of humanity's initial assumptions are accurate?

        also, extrapolating everything to the point of gross generalisation renders every discussion pointless.
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          May 9 2013: I don't think that it's accurate or a fact.

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