Flashcards in Truth Project Test 5, 7, 9 Deck (70)
The study of science is the systematic study of the _____ and _____ of the physical and natural world.
In order to support one's conclusion about the origins of life in the study of science, one is to use _____ and _____.
Both Carl Sagan and Del Tackett used an appeal to _____ and _____ language to sway listeners opinion on the origins of life.
What are the two options to explain the origins of life?
1. There was a beginning.
2. It always existed.
What are the two conclusions that science can come to in its study of the origins of life?
1. Transcendent Creator.
2. Created itself.
A record of how ancient philosophers tried to answer this question is illustrated in a painting by _____.
_____ believed you could understand the world through the study of the realm of particulars.
_____ believed you could understand the world through the realm of universals.
What is the stated purpose of the Scientific Process?
To reveal scientific laws/truths.
An early assumption based upon observed data.
Observations that have confirmed the original assumption.
Define a law.
The observation will always produce the same results.
Does someone have to have evidence of he origins of life in order for a law to work?
Who made an argument for design by using a watch?
How did Paley form their argument?
No one could look at a watch and say that it was made by anything other than its designer.
Who responded to the argument of design with a "Blind Watchmaker" theory?
How did Dawkins form their argument?
Despite this appearance of design, it has actually evolved over time.
Who said that evolution was proven through the fossil record and contemporary molecular biology?
In arguing about the complexity of creating a cell in an evolutionary way, who came up with the theory of Directed Panspermia to explain about how cells began on Earth?
According to the theory of Directed Panspermia, how did cells begin on Earth?
Placed here by aliens.
What is the problem evolutionists have when using the fossil record to prove evolution?
Who stated that there was a lack of evidence of the estimated 50,000 changes required to transform from a sea creature to a land creature?
Who used theory of Punctuated Equilibrium to actually state the problem of the fossil record?
How does the theory of Punctuated Equilibrium address the problem of the fossil record?
The reason missing links don't exist is because changes happened immediately and spontaneously.
Who quoted Darwin himself in the book "Darwin's Black Box" to question the validity of evolution?
In the quote, Darwin stated "if it could be demonstrated that any complex organ existed which could not have been formed by _____, _____, _____ _____ my theory would absolutely break down."
Numerous, successive, slight modifications.
This principle explain is known as _____ _____.
Who said the "Darwinian myth will be ranked as the greatest deceit in the history of science"?
Name three of the outdated icons of evolution that show the theory is not holding true.
1. Huxley's icon of apes becoming man.
2. The peppered moths were actually tacked to the tress.
3. There is no evidence for Darwin's tree of life.