Monday, 23 August 2010

Morning Scepticism: Origins

Even if scientists are able to show that through natural processes that life can come about, this doesn't actually answer the question of how life did come about. A strong scientific theory of abiogenesis would be one model that could potentially explain how life started on this planet, but it doesn't show that a creator wasn't involved. The burden of proof is on the one saying there was a creator, it's not the default that needs to be explained away but an idea that needs to be explanatory in the first place.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Though I think that a demonstrable process of abiogenesis would add extra "punch" to the question for the creationists of, "Where did god come from?".