Yep, this is going to be fun! I will propose the most convincing theory on the origin of mankind you have ever read, backed up by the wonderful concept of science! You know… sort of anyway… Beware, though: there might be a high velocity of irony, philosophy and perhaps some subtle mockery ahead!
So… first of all, an issue which seems to have been chasing humanity through the ages is the issue of our existence. How can we possibly exist? This fundamental question has led to the emergence of hundreds, if not thousands of different religions, and, more recently, also to a lot of scientific research that began ever since Darwin put forward his controversial theory of evolution.
Now, the nice thing about science is that it can actually be reasoned against. Religion, on the other hand, is something that is hard, if not impossible, to disprove, as there seems to be no reason to think that there is not some almighty being up there in the sky. The only reason to think that there isn’t would be if you asked the question “How can that almighty being possibly exist?”, but then again, we already asked that question about the existence of mankind, and asking the same question twice… well… that’s just too confusing for this blog post.
So let’s stick with criticising science for now. The general scientific view seems to be that mankind evolved from apes, and that those apes in turn evolved from other creatures until eventually every species in existence right now can be traced back to the same cell that once decided to become a living organism. Although some will argue against this view, it seems fair, and at the very least a strongly religious person would probably have to admit that it does seem like God (or whatever other deity) intended us to think just that. After all, why else would He/they leave all those clues?
Most evolutionists use this evidence as their reason to disregard the idea of “God” as irrational drivel made up by people who were just too ignorant to know any better. However, the thing is… it doesn’t really prove anything.
When humanity started questioning the reasons for its own existence, it makes sense that they wanted to know the specifics, including the very first occurrence of anything that wasn’t “nothing.” Currently, scientists are still unsure about this, as all they know is that there was a big bang once upon a time, and that after that the planets were created. But the question an evolutionist does not like to hear while debating the existence of God is the question “How did that big bang happen in the first place?”
Of course, the easy answer is “We don’t know yet, but that doesn’t matter.” The thing is, though… it kind of does matter. It is a fundamental flaw in evolutionism, especially for one very simple reason: science has proven that it is impossible for “nothing” to become “something”. One cell can become two cells, a bacteria can become a human being, but according to science, it is impossible for “nothing” to become an atom or a molecule.
And there it is: how did anything ever come into existence if it cannot be created out of nothing? Science has just disproven itself, and the idea that mankind has come into existence without the help of a God has just become complete rubbish. “1-0 to the creationists!” you might think.
There is just one more problem… How did God ever come into existence? Science has shown us that everything has a beginning and that it is impossible for something to be created out of nothing, but seeing as God is also a “something” (or perhaps more of a someone, but that’s a different subject), it basically means that God cannot exist either. Unfortunately, that brings us back to where we started: how then did mankind ever come into existence?
There is only one remaining answer: we didn’t. Yep, sorry. You don’t exist. It’s just scientifically impossible. I can imagine that this is difficult to deal with, but well… reality can hurt sometimes. Or actually… there is no reality… because well… we don’t exist, and neither does anything else…
Now, you might be like Descartes and exclaim “I’m right here! I can think! I exist!”, but it’s just not possible. It seems like even idealists are wrong, because how can we live in an imaginary world if there is nothing to imagine? The fact that the world isn’t real doesn’t make it fake, because for it to be fake, something would have to exist!
There is merely one counter argument to this wonderful philosophy of life, and that is that science is wrong. Only religion is able to explain our existence, because only religion can suggest that there is a certain deity who is exempt from all the rules of nature and who was able to be created out of nothing. Still, we live in the age of science, so the general consensus is that science is right. Therefore, to put it bluntly, we just don’t exist. Sorry.
Despite the fact that we do not exist, the non-existent author of this blog would be very interested in your non-existent opinions (which, by the way, would have sounded rather rude if we had actually existed…) Additionally, some non-existent likes or shares would be very much appreciated as well, although you are welcome to make those likes and shares as existent as you possibly can. Which you can’t. Because you don’t exist. But still, please do try. As a reward I will give you all the non-existent cookies in the entire non-existent world!
Oh, and there’s also a non-existent Facebook page to keep you informed about all those non-existent updates! Such luxury…
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