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Freeland says that God, who created the universe, has made it so that life reflects the act of creation through evolution as a result of its environments. This article speaks of God as a highly intelligent and infinite being far beyond our comprehension. 4.If you were the one who has spent perhaps your entire life working on this one idea, how wouldyou react to how the Christian article characterizes your work?If I had spent my entire life dedicated to working on this one idea and I read Freeland’s article, I think that I would remain open to his words. I would not be insulted because he pays due to the scientific findings and flaws circling the origin of life argument while not undermining or discrediting the work of other scientists. 5.What scientific papers or research ideas are being addressed in the article? The research ideas addressed within this article are that of the chemical evolution theory. Freeland speaks to the experiments of Stanley Miller and Harold Urey when they were able to synthesize amino acids and nucleobases – two elements required for the development of life. While addressing these ideas, Freeland also elaborated on why there are enormous fundamental flaws within the chemical evolution theory because of the numerous ways in which matter and energy combine to produce small organic molecules. One idea that was discussed that appeared flawed is that through the experiments of Miller and Urey, they were able to create small spherical organisms, but just because they appeared in likeness to that of a living organism did not make it so. 6.What target audience does the paper seem written for?
The target audience of this article is for the faithless and the believer. While unpacking the scientific inquiry of early and modern scientists, Freeland appealed to those of the more evolutionary theology, while demonstrating his belief in God as the creator of the universe appealing to the believer. In both ways he was able to manage room for possibility for each party (targeted audience) to experience a degree of readability and to embrace the opposing side as valid. 7.If you were not a Christian, how would you react to the article?If I was a non-Christian reading Freeland’s article, I think that I would be irritated by his claims of God being the universe maker. Speaking from what I think would be a professional perspective, I would not agree with him on his Christian reflections. However, I would attempt to find validity in his arguments as he states his case on the evolution of organisms and naturalselection as a reflection of their environment. References
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