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If we evolved (sp?) Why isn't it still happening??

If we came from monkeys why aren't we still doing it???

 
emturner

Asked by emturner at 1:14 AM on Nov. 7, 2008 in Religion & Beliefs

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Answers (49)
  • We came from God
    hinson7169

    Answer by hinson7169 at 1:57 AM on Nov. 7, 2008

  • I think that evolution happens very slowly. For instance, we don't have a need for our appendix anymore. When our diets included a more hearty diet in pre-historic times, our bodies needed the appendix to digest those foods. Now, we don't need it at all. So you never know...we probably are still evolving. Perhaps we are just adapting to our environments.

    KaceesMom

    Answer by KaceesMom at 1:23 AM on Nov. 7, 2008

  • everything is evolving constantly, hence the reason they can merge different fruits and vegetables and breed new kinds. Same as how they found a new breed of dolphin deep in the oceans of Australia recently. We are always evolving. With so many ancestors and a long bloodline we carry on genetics from everyone. Have you ever seen a silkworm evolve into a butterfly or moth? We have evolved also by different races having children together. Back in the 1600's people were so much shorter thn now, but because of genetics,diet, food and medicine we evolve into other types of people. We have children born with their heads stuck together because the egg did not split, that is a type of evolution. we have couple who have children with RARE disorders, that is a type of evolution, ther are those boys from Mexico who were born with hair covering their entire bodies....another type of evolution, We are always changing.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:14 AM on Nov. 7, 2008

  • If we evolved, how come we don't see evidence of the evolutionary trail in fossilized remains?
    SusieD250

    Answer by SusieD250 at 2:46 AM on Nov. 7, 2008

  • I disagree, respectfully with the examples you have given. To me those are MUTATIONS, not evolution.
    SusieD250

    Answer by SusieD250 at 2:47 AM on Nov. 7, 2008

  • What proof do you have that we came from God?
    ambie1983

    Answer by ambie1983 at 3:21 AM on Nov. 7, 2008

  • As Anon pointed out, mutation, adaptation, is what we see all around us, not evolution. Our society isn't very clear on the difference, and therein lies the source of the debate. We don't see it any more, 'cause it didn't happen back then either. As SusieD states, in all the voluminous fossil record we have now uncovered, there is no evidence of one species changing into another. All the plant and animal life forms appear in the fossil record fully-fashioned ... almost as if they were created.
    waldorfmom

    Answer by waldorfmom at 7:26 AM on Nov. 7, 2008

  • Evolution is still happening.
    thalassa

    Answer by thalassa at 7:44 AM on Nov. 7, 2008

  • my question to those that say that we came from monkeys is alright so be it say we did come from monkeys but answer me this where did the monkey come from ? some how everything had to be put here in my opinion thats the miracle of god
    iloveyall2008

    Answer by iloveyall2008 at 7:50 AM on Nov. 7, 2008

  • We didn't come from monkeys...nor does the theory of evolution state that we came from monkeys.

    thalassa

    Answer by thalassa at 7:57 AM on Nov. 7, 2008

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