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James Hutton and Charles Darwin

James Hutton And Charles Lyell

James Hutton and Charles Lyell – How did they influence modern geology?

Both James Hutton and Charles Lyell are considered the fathers of uniformitarianism geology. Uniformitarianism geology is all that has been taught since shortly after the word geology was coined in 1778. Although catastrophism geology is alive and well among many geologists, currently the word geology connotes uniformitarianism.

It is not that Hutton and Lyell are competing for the title of father. James Hutton is credited with lying the foundation of uniformitarianism geology by questioning the then current belief that the sedimentary rock strata was laid down by Noah’s worldwide flood. Hutton saw evidence of multiple deposition events and subsequent upheavals and igneous intrusions that revealed a long history of the earth. Although it would appear that much of that evidence would point to catastrophism, Hutton saw only uniformitarianism.

Although 45 years went by before Hutton’s ideas really had a significance influence, at that time, Charles Lyell added a chronology of the rock layers called the geologic column and added age dates and names to the layers. So Hutton laid the conceptual foundation for uniformitarianism geology and Lyell built the structure of geology upon that foundation.

The uniformitarianism concept, along with its mandatory accompanying old earth philosophy, provided the primary influence for Charles Darwin and his theory of evolution. Together these ideas have caused a paradigm shift from a biblical creationist, young earth worldview to a humanistic, evolutionary old earth worldview.

Since Darwin, the evolutionary philosophy has influenced most of the liberal arts and social science thinking. The extended title of “Origin of the Species” even included a statement about the favored races. It has had great effects on political philosophies. It is believed to be the foundation for the philosophies of Hitler, Marx, Mao, and others. It is the foundation of Secular Humanism and that philosophy has completely changed our country from having traditional beliefs that were healthy for our nation to our current politically correct postmodern belief system that is having a devastating effect on all aspects of our lives today.

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Carbon 14 dateing is not reliable

by hayinb4rain

There are instances recorded on a single fossil where the head was 14 million years older than the legs
no. sorry, anything you could say to me would not convince me
James hutton 1776-1796 theory of the earth
uniformitarianism, influenced a lawyer from Scotland,,Charles Lyell, 1830, principles of geology, " bible is ancient doctrine",,, "free science from Moses" "religeous prejudices" came up with the geologic colum
no dateing methods yet,,1830 hmmm
Charles Lyell's book influenced a young preacher Charles Darwin,, the origin of species,,,
1908 textbook,, God created the heavens and the earth in 6 days, prayer is a duty, God governs the world in infinate wisdom.
2000 textbook, evolution is a fact.
no it's not.

Viruses of the Mind

by HardCoreNews

The idea that Christianity is a wish fulfillment has been adapted by a number of writers for a variety of reasons. Some of the reasons are so intellectually irresponsible and logically circular that one wonders whether those writers can actually be taken seriously. We will dispel some of those myths here. But what is the genesis of this idea?
The wish fulfillment idea was formulated by German philosopher Ludwig Feuerbach (1804-1872) in his book The Essence of Christianity, published in 1841—eighteen years prior to the publication of Darwin’s On the Origin of Species and thirty years prior to the Descent of Man

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What are some interesting/strange facts about Charles Darwin?

Charles Rober Darwin, the naturalist, was made famous in scientific communities for his work in Geology following publication of his work after his five year journey aboard the Beagle.
He is one of only five non-royals to be honored with a state funeral and buried at Westminster Abbey.

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Does anyone know any "really" interesting facts about charles darwin?

I'm doing a project on Charles Darwin, but i don't have any interesting facts, all my facts sound dull and i guess everyone else have that also , so.. please help, thanks ^^

Try looking up his biography in books---or at least sources that investigate his life in length. the shorter stuff only tells the basic details.

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