If religion is to give a true explanation of our existence, it
must accept the theory of evolution. The amount of evidence for the
reality of evolution, is extremely convincing. To compare a baby
chimpanzee's ear and a human babies ear. There are many types of dog,
bred from a common stock, by human beings selecting for different
traits, herding ability, size, scenting ability etc. Humanity has done
this in a few thousand years, imagine what different environments can
do in hundreds of millions of years!
Some aspects of the theory of evolution, led to negative effects.
The basis of national socialism in Hitler's Germany was the survival of
the fittest: Nazism. Darwin's theory of evolution was taught to the
Nazis via Nietzsche. They then perverted it and tried to breed a
better human being. They were wrong because the human race physically
stopped evolving thousands of years ago. Human skeletons have been
examined from thousands of years ago and have been found to be
substantially the same as they are now. When the DNA of a human is
compared with the DNA of a chimpanzee, it is over 98% the same.
To remove the dichotomy between religious truth and scientific
truth, requires the realisation that our evolution did not stop when we
had evolved our specific shape and mental faculties.
After the evolved attributes of shape and the mental abilities of
humanity had been reached in terms of the individual, our evolution
continued with the development of science and culture. (This point is
easy to miss because most individuals see the meaning of life in terms
of personal advancement not species evolution.) These aspects of our
evolution have been profoundly influenced by religion.
When we learn about our history it can be seen to be full of pain
and disorder, this view can lead to cynicism as to the nature of
humanity. This thesis shows how linking our history with our ongoing
evolution can be possible. To do this requires that the reader has
knowledge of a new scientific breakthrough. This scientific
is called Chaos theory.
There have been two other major scientific revolutions in this century,
the first was Einstein's theory of relativity, the second was quantum
mechanics. There is a problem with these theories, that is, they
either look at reality with a microscope or a telescope. I never
learned to look at reality either way.
Chaos theory is science at eye level.
Our history is chaotic.
To call this breakthrough chaos theory is a misnomer, a better
term would be 'The understanding of chaos theory'.
Chaos theory is universal it has nothing to do with scale and
everything to do with dynamic patterns. Given that this is true, it
should be possible given enough accurate information, to understand
anything. (Up the philosophical mountain we go ). Chaos theory is a way
of putting into an understandable context, natural system
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