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What evidence is the theory of evolution based on

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The evidence is massive and far too extensive to even summarize here. It includes DNA evidence, fossils, of course, vestigial organs in existing species, carbon dating, ice cores from antarctica, and physiological evidence.

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i think its just because we have thumbs and so do monkeys.

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Any theory in general is a collection of ideas from a scientist who believes that something occurred a certain way for a particular reason. Over the years, many scientists have shared their thoughts with the world on evolution. Also, Gregor Mendel studied the nature of science and how traits can be passed down from generation to generation, potentially dating back from when apes roamed the earth. The Origin of Species can also help you with this question.

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Science Theory! There is no actual evidence the same as Gods Existence!

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so what do you think? just asking...
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I think that we would never know but 1 day we might find out but who cares. Only a theory, myth, or idea can answer this question right now.
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hm.... interesting.
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Wrong. The theory was postulated to explain the evidence. In other words the evidence and data were gathered first and the theory is the best explanation of said data.
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Charles Darwin wrote a book called "The Origin of Species" this is the basis that the evolution theory was based off of. http://bioweb.cs.earlham.edu/9-12/evolution/HTML/theory.html

We have however found many things to support his theories. Have you seen the evolution of man? From Cro-magnon to Modern day humans? http://goldendome.org/evolutionofman/index.htm There is a lot of random information on this page, but the basis of the evolution of man is pretty solid.

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There's alot of debate about this topic and plenty of people on both sides, before becomes yet another flame war can I just say that politely arguing your points and being respectful is the HUMANE and DECENT way of debating, insulting and shouting at people who disagree with you is childish and counterproductive.

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Good call... these almost always turn into full on religious debates...
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There's no debate among legitimate Scientists. It's a silly political garble.
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You won't hear me argue that... I'm just commenting based on prior observations. Full on Athieist Science Geek here... Out and proud!
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they do dont they.
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that humans and monkeys look very simular

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its all in the thumbs!!! B)
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Yep
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Geological, genetic, anatomical, and straight up 1st hand observations of speciation.

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Whales are a good example ...they once walked on land but something caused them to move into the sea!! Which then caused them to evolve and grow fins and thick blubber and a blowhole!!

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