Argumentative Essay On Evolution Vs Creationism

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As mankind continues to grow throughout the world, there has always seemed to be one perpetual question. How did human life come to be? The two main theories that arose to answer this question are the theory of evolution and the theory of creationism. The theory of evolution claims that humans have evolved over thousands of years from apes by the process of organisms changing over time to adapt themselves better to their environment. On the other hand, the theory of creationism comes from a religious viewpoint believing that a God or higher being created the entire universe. In other words, evolution has a more scientific stance in the creation of the universe while creationism has a more religious stance in the creation of the universe. They have long been controversial topics fighting over which one is correct. But I believe evolution and creationism should no longer be controversial subjects where there…show more content…
It was first officially recorded by Charles Darwin in his book “On the Origin of Species.” A more common explanation of the theory is “the survival of the fittest”, meaning the species survive according to their strength, ability to adapt, and ability to reproduce. The most popular form of evolution is that humans evolved from apelike creatures. “Humans are primates. Physical and genetic similarities show that the modern human species, Homo sapiens, have a very close relationship to another group of primate species, the apes” (Smithsonian National Museum). Thousands of fossils have been found and studied to see the change in brain and body size from the beginning of the human species which have had many similarities to apes (Smithsonian National Museum). Evidence has been provided to help promote the theory of evolution as the standing force creating our universe, but enough evidence has not been provided to change the theory to
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