Evolution: The debate of science and religion

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The Debate of Science and Religion

For Decades, scientists have often researched and experimented in an attempt to derive the beginning of the world and all of its natural wonders. However, devout Christians and other religious followers condoned and shunned this scientific way of thought. Science has tried to create answers for many questions that Christians believed were from God. From education our society has received knowledge, which has in turn taken over belief. This has created a gap between science and religion. While Christians are dedicated in their belief of God, Fynman states that scientists are "atheist at heart". The only way to try fill this gap, which will ultimately help both the scientific view and the religious view coincide together, is to first examine evolution and second try to find a medium between the two view points. Even though, science may prove many natural happenings, I believe everything can still be traced back to one thing, God.

Religion began thousands of years ago beginning with primitive man. Everything that the human race has done and thought is concerned with the satisfaction of deeply felt needs and the relief of pain. One has to keep this constantly in mind if they wish to understand spiritual movements and their development. Feeling and longing are the motive force behind all human

endeavor and human creation. With primitive man it is above all fear that evokes religious notions such as the fear of hunger, wild beasts, sickness, and

death. Since at this stage of existence understanding of causal connections is usually poorly developed, the human mind creates beings more or less alike to itself on their wills and actions, these fearful happenings depend. Therefore, one tries to secure the favor of these beings by carrying out actions and offering sacrifices which, according...