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Whale Evolution (Macro)

 

 

 

 

 

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Why evidence is not effective

 

 

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  Summary

Macroevolution is true

Human evolution is true

Scriptures are not inspired

Theism not believable

It's not about the evidence

World Views In Collision

 

Why Care?

 

 

Feelings.  Red pill - Blue pill

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 1. ERVs   2. Transposons

Human Chrom. 2 Fusion

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Veritas Super Omnia 

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Why evidence is not effective in changing most believers' minds

In progress.....

 

1. Indentity is merged with their worldview

 

Any threats to it threatens the values and understanding of who they are, their self concept. What will they put in place of their flawed one?

 

Americans aren't as religious as they pretend to be

 

 

2. Thinking styles are different.

 

Intuition and emotion is often more important or plays a role larger than with those who reject the supernatural

 

Belief in God Boils Down to a Gut Feeling

 

 

3. Facts often produce a back-fire effect

 

Keohane study: Link to page, this web site.

 

 

4. Clean out is often necessary first

 

Most everything must be challenged: definitions, perceptions, facts, critical thinking, etc. before anything new can be loaded into the believer's mind

 

Disbelief Is Not A Choice

 

Why Evangelicals Are Fooled Into Accepting Pseudoscience

 

 

5. Motivated Reasoning is often very active

 

 

6. Causality versus coincidence.  Link  (You Are Not So Smart - YouTube: 1:45)

HARKing - hypothesizing after results are known.

 

 

Other

 

Gut Feeling Shape The Acceptance or Rejection of Evolution  Link

 

The Science of Why We Deny Science (YouTube)  Link

 

Why We Don't Believe Science  Link