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Darwinian evolution offers a strikingly different explanation.
The second is that the fact of divergent existential responses to Darwinian naturalism poses a puzzling question, namely why such very different responses exist and whether they are legitimate or not.
Even as Lewis in Miracles rejected a Darwinian explanation for the human mind because it undermined the validity of reason, he rejected a Darwinian account of morality because it would undermine the authority of morality by attributing it to an essentially amoral process of survival of the fittest.
A close look at the notebook and its accompanying textbook, which the notebook helps to identify, reveals unquestionably that Hemingway's high school zoology class was grounded firmly in Darwinian theory.
I realize that such doubts [about Darwinian naturalism] will strike many people as outrageous, but that is because almost everyone in our secular culture has been browbeaten into regarding the reductive research program as sacrosanct, on the ground that anything else would not be science.
What seems ironic is that both the second law and the laws of general relativity have been demonstrated to be accurate to 10+ decimal places, and yet the problem of biogenesis, which is the very starting point of Darwinian evolution, has evaded all explanations for over 150 years.
He begins by stating that evolution "could not help but undermine many of the core beliefs of a predominantly Anglican society," and that "it was not uncommon for someone who accepted Darwinian evolution to experience a profound crisis of faith" (pp.
The difficult problem this poses for Darwinian theory is how to mesh the multifarious proximate efficient causes that constitute a process of NS with the 'evolutionary cause', the Darwinian selection dynamic.
Their research demonstrated that the dynamics of molecular compound populations, which divide after having reached a critical size, do not evolve, since during this process the compounds lose properties that are essential for Darwinian evolution.
He argues that Conrad rejects such a moral force, and that the novella takes on an "overwhelmingly sinister Darwinian character" (156).
The difficulties in reconciling the biblical account of the world's creation with Darwinian theory was largely one that affected US Protestant denominations with their devotion to the Bible.
Bell argues that despite the enormous impact of Darwinian ideas across late nineteenth-century Europe, including Spain, critics have neglected the presence of such ideas in Gald6s's writing.