Andrea Alfano

Bronx, NY, United States

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Andrea Alfano
Posted about 3 years ago
Why don't people believe in God?
There are plenty of possibilities. Infinite possibilities, actually. As Richard Dawkins said in his talk on militant atheism (which you should certainly watch if you have not already) the burden of proof is not on me as a nonbeliever, it is on the believers. It is absurd to expect everyone to believe in every possibility unless they can absolutely rule it out. Sure, I could burn in hell for not being a good Christian. Or maybe all the Christians will be captured by a giant nematode-like creature and put on a hostile planet in a distant galaxy where Nickelback is played constantly everywhere and all surfaces are covered in thumbtacks. As far as I'm concerned, these two possibilities are equally likely.
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Andrea Alfano
Posted about 3 years ago
can Evolution explain why all species are happened in pair (male & female)?
Many animal and other species have a male-female reproduction system because this is what evolved early on in the tree of life. It is s synapomorphy (meaning a shared trait) of all the species that have evolved after the first species that had male and female sexual reproduction. Of course, some species we see today have diverged from this ancestral character state, such as the ones mention by Lynn.