Scientists create new life form

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    Confirmation...it takes intelligent design to create life.
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    Touche. It takes intelligent design to create information, as in DNA information. Just using the tools "god" gave us ;)
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    I didn't read in the article as to where it got the DNA structure. I presume it took some from one source and combined it with another to create a hybrid. This is more like genetic engineering of the past except at the DNA stage rather than the nucleus stage. Wake me when they take the organic elements in some form and convert it into a real living organism.
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    If life's design was so intelligent, why did God violently terminate the whole experiment with a worldwide flood? (I'm sure this is what Austin calls a "hate" question.)
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    You can read the biblical account yourself. It is fully explained. After you're read it, I'll be happy to answer any additional questions you may have. Just so you know, I'll be mostly unavailable the next three days so lack of a response doesn't mean I'm avoiding you. I will respond eventually.
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    I don't have to read it. God destroyed man because man filled the Earth with violence and corruption. So to rephrase my question, does this indicate that the creation of man was a good idea (i.e. an "intelligent design") to start with?
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    I want to encourage these guys to keep going. And I want to see a global flood this time.
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    Perhaps the "designee" Is the one that lost intelligence, much to the designers shagrin...perhaps?
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    Seems to me that any intelligent being that "loses its intelligence," across the whole species, has a serious design flaw.
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    ...or free will given by the designer.
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    Bingo. A design flaw that proved disastrous. Perhaps God should have designed man without free will, which in fact probably doesn't exist.
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    I dunno. I haven't had time to catch the movie. Again, I don't know much about a real big boat and animals and the such, but I believe we were talking about information found in DNA and how it got there. Random appearance based on evolutionary theory kind of almost works for me on a biological or chemical level. Its' just when you throw in the third component of information......well, I think we should probably keep all hypothesis open. Much more interesting.
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    Such as these?
    http://www.voanews.com/content/scientests-developing-glow-in-the-dark-plants/1657714.html

    Or does that not count as the bacteria's are actually doing the genetic intermixing for us?
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    The important thing is that some people just know the answers of life. We're all blessed by their divine insight.
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    I want to know why if we are designed by a higher intelligence, why did He make our knees only bend one-way, and forward, and not "backwards" like a bird's knee? Someone who has dealt with knee pain for two decades now, if I were designing a human, I know I would have made the knee more flexible. Would help cut down on sports injuries as well. Just think of all the time lost to ACL's and MCL's. Of course, if we evolved from previous mammals that walked on all fours (more gorilla like) it would make sense that our knee bends the way it does. And knee issues is a negative that we got when began walking on two-legs. And the positives of free hands far outweigh the negatives.

    As far as the bacteria, interesting that they introduced other base pairs to DNA and the organism is "living". Might be a way, far down the road, to attack and treat genetic disorders at the source. Not to mention things like cancer. Very cool.
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    It does pretty much prove Intelligent Design. So, I guess we'd have to say this is not a scientific development. Maybe it was a miracle.
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    Think you are misapprehending the use of "intelligent" in the context. Even if you take the position, and concede it, that Man is Fail, that which is "intelligently designed" is simply to distinguish that which is crafted/created/engineered vs. that which occurs at random. The difference between a table, and a big flat boulder. It might be an ugly table, might not even be that sturdy, but it was designed intelligently, i.e. with a form and purpose, intent.
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    Wait, does this mean that the ID proponents meant "Clever Design" ?
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    if i were to go the meta route, I would lean towards we are all one energy/consciousness, subjectively experiencing itself as you go up the evolutionary chain....as in, everything is God (or whatever word you choose)

    i highly doubt, its the separate, supernatural, anthropomorphic, omnipotent, supreme being of the Bible that ancient humans grandeured up

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