Talk:Richard Lenski

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Problems for more science-friendly creationist ideas[edit]

Professor Lenski's results might also give problems to ideas such as guided evolution and theistic evolution.

The idea behind guided evolution is that the process of evolution is somehow guided by God. However the actual nature of this guidance is rarely, if ever, articulated. If however the idea is that all evolution is guided, then the inference surely is that God intervened in Professor Lenski's experiment in order to give his bacteria this new ability. Whether guided evolutionists would actually want to go this far is an interesting question.

Theistic evolutionists tend take care to avoid making claims that they have a scientific theory and they vary on exactly how much miraculous intervention (if any) they maintain is necessary for Theistic Evolution to operate. Nevertheless, it would also be interesting to know if the more interventionist believers would go so far as to say that god intervened in the experiment.

AiG is OEC?[edit]

Isn't AiG the religious entity a YEC organization? (I thought CMI is the OEC one). K61824Monitoring virgin birth experiment 02:20, 15 August 2009 (UTC)

Both AiG and CMI are YEC. I have used too many acronyms in too few words. Mjollnir.svgListenerXTalkerX 04:07, 15 August 2009 (UTC)

Weird title for the article[edit]

This seems like a kind off odd title. Why not just merge with Richard Lenski? Seems that's the term most people would look for. Father Vivian O'Blivion (talk) 15:07, 7 June 2014 (UTC)

Given the brevity of the Lenski article, I will call it a no-brainer. Merge. Sprocket J Cogswell (talk) 20:18, 16 July 2014 (UTC)

SMBC[edit]

http://www.smbc-comics.com/index.php?id=3983 αδελφός ΓυζζγςατΡοτατο (talk/stalk) 22:59, 14 January 2016 (UTC)