Darwin and the Teleological Argument.

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What did Charles Darwin use to disprove God?
His theory of evolution; natural selection.
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In what book did Darwin disprove God?
On the Origin of Species (November 24th 1859).
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Explain natural selection.
Animals are killed due to their weak characteristics being exploited. For instance the weakest buffalo is killed by a lion pack. Animals genes mutate to increase their chance of survival. They evolve into new species.
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How does Darwin's theory of evolution challenge the design argument?
It states things are the way they are due to evolution which never ends. Things aren't designed, it is simply a selection evolution process.
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What is Darwin challenged by?
The anthropic principle.
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How is Darwin challenged by the anthropic principle?
Nothing in Darwin's theory explains why intelligent life such as humans enjoy beatiful things such as music. These things do not help animals to survive and there is no need for their existence. Joy was put into us by God.
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