Lecture_23_DulaiS09_IntroEvolution

Lecture_23_DulaiS09_IntroEvolution - Evolution Evolution...

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Unformatted text preview: Evolution Evolution Natural Selection The AIDS Story Open Mind! What ever your personal beliefs Open to other interpretations Think it out yourself Dont be scared to ask questions My views are mine Religion and Evolution The late Pope John Paul II & The Dalai Lama have said openly that evolution happened Many very orthodox people refuse to accept evolution at all Scientists base their theories on evidence that can be tested - evolution is a very solid theory at this time Many religious commentators attack single aspects of the evolution theory It is Religion which cannot be tested in this manner, as we first need evidence to begin Evolution The Theory of Evolution Theory of Evolution is: The best supported theory of them all Better supported then: Atomic theory Gravitational theory Theory of Relativity Things change over time.. At one time most in the West believed that the Earth was flat! Not any more Based on evidence At one time the Earth was the centre of the Universe! Not any more Based on evidence At one time people believed God was real! Not any more!!!!!!! Based on lack of evidence!!!! What does the class think? Your views? Definition of Evolution What is Evolution? What is Evolution? Evolution is technically defined as: " a gradual process in which something changes into a different and usually more complex or better form " As it is most famously used, "evolution" is the process by which an organism becomes more sophisticated over time and in response to its environment. The Theory of Evolution is currently the most popular concept of how life reached its current state. -Evolution as a biological mechanism is driven by natural selection. This theory is favored by many scientists to explain phenomena in nature, so much so that it is generally assumed as factual in most studies. Definition Biological evolution, simply put, is Biological evolution, simply put, is descent with modification descent with modification -- C. Darwin....
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