Comment: From a more literalist-y point of view

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From a more literalist-y point of view

Hi there,

I lean more Baptist in my theology, and have listened to people like Dr. Kent Hovind (fellow freedom fighter) since becoming a Christian.

There are two different ways of looking at the world. One can look and say, "Look at what millions and millions of years have done to the grand canyon." While I would look at the same canyon and say, "Wow, Noah's flood must have been devestating."

How fast can a canyon form? http://www.icr.org/research/index/researchp_sa_r04/

We wholeheartedly agree on microevolution - this can be observed, but the changes that occur never change the kinds of animals that are changing. This is fact.

However, we disagree on:
Cosmic evolution: the origin of time, space, and matter from nothing in the “big bang”
Chemical evolution: all elements “evolved” from hydrogen
Stellar evolution: stars and planets formed from gas clouds
Organic evolution: life begins from inanimate matter
Macro-evolution: animals and plants change from one type into another
(These 4 are all based on faith, not observation. Science is the intellectual and practical activity encompassing the systematic study of the structure and behavior of the physical and natural world through observation and experiment.)

So there you go, from a more literalist point of view.