The Art of Creation

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Evolution is defined as the process by which small but cumulative changes in species can, overtime, lead to its transformation. Today we, as a collective group known as the human species have strived far enough, through scientific analysis to conclude that evolution is fact. We are no longer asking ourselves did evolution occur, but how has this remarkable process occurred over time? Could have evolution been caused by chance as Charles Darwin claims, or was it orchestrated by a higher power? In the last century ideas of evolution were first rejected as being socially disruptive. In the late part of the century relevant claims of evolution were harder to dismiss. Charles Darwin has many relevant theories about evolution in his book Origin of Species, yet he fails to answer the question proposed by the very title of his book. It seems that if we do believe in a divine power then we must dismiss evolution, and if we believe in evolution then we must dismiss God.

Since the times of Charles Darwin there have been even more discoveries made that have indicated evolution as being a factual process. But, like any discoveries in science, discoveries in evolution have brought about even more questions to be answered. Indeed evolution did take place, yet it was not a blind evolution; it was a process that had a power directing it.

The Big Bang theory is the dominant scientific theory about the origin of the universe. According to the Big Bang theory, the universe was created anywhere from ten to twenty billion years ago from a cosmic explosion that hurdled matter in all directions.

"From the explosion came space, time and very hot plasma composed of quarks, electrons, and other particles. This hot plasma cooled rapidly; protons, neutrons, atomic particles, stars, planets,