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Religion or science?

Fairly enough this has been debated so manny times but i feel the need to bring this back up for a reason. I love logic and reasoning but both science and religion meet their end at obious points. To me religion is just a stroy to guide people in the right direction as science tries to find answers. Now im going to give credit to science and then a brief idea. Science maps out our existance Heres how. Dose it really make sence some one superior and all powerful created every single species in this world and the universe? That he created every species the way they are and they have not changed? I mean Religion dosent meet its solid facts at any point, If you think evolution is dumb and that thres no way it could of happened then your telling me all the spicies stayed the same for the past million years? Now for the idea what if god did create every thing and it evolutionized over time........ Dose this make more sence? i belive so but science has the upper hand. If you think im wrong or exagerationg post on comments about why with solid proof.

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    Joe B.

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    Jan 2 2012: There are quite a few religions around the world including Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism Confucianism and many, many more. While some have common roots (i.e. the first three) they all have various beliefs regarding the creation of the universe, how life evolved and whether or not a single god or multiple gods exist. If you look at the number of followers, the followers of the first three religions combined only make up ~50% of the world's population (ref: www.adherents.com). Many of these religious followers are also scientist, engineers, doctors, nurses, technicians or other professionals that require some degree of belief in scientific methods.
    All religions and science require a degree of belief. Most religions require a belief in the philosophy of one person or a small group of people. However, science has and always will be open for input from anyone willing to put forth a logical explanation at this risk of being proven incorrect. A belief in science is a belief in all of humanity and not in just one or a few people. Only the scrutiny of humanity over the course of time will tell if we evolved, were created by a supernatural entity or something in between or totally different.
    • Jan 3 2012: Yes I agree with you and I hope you also get the chance to read every one else's ideas and opinions on this

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