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One thing that I think other answers have missed is that "creationism" means different things to different people. The definition one uses is vital to whether or not it is falsifiable* in a scientific sense. For instance, if one states that creationism means: All life has existed in or close to its present form since the beginning of the earth Then ...


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Whether you believe creationism is falsifiable will entirely depend on how far you think God is prepared to go in order to fool you. Consider a break in pool. The cue ball hits the pack, and balls scatter everywhere. Now suppose we have a blindfold on for the first two seconds. Then someone starts a video for the next two seconds, whilst we keep the ...


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Several answers have been given, directly answering the question. Taking a different tack, I'd like to give an answer regarding why the term "falsifiable" is considered so important to science. Science is founded on the idea of gathering data and analyzing it to produce results. Frankly, both of these cost money (time and effort). Falsifiable claims ...


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As far as I can recall at the moment, creationism is NOT falsifiable?? As far as first things go, there are only two choices, intelligent creation and spontaneous self-creation. The establishment of "proof" is difficult for either case as there are no photographs, eye-witnesses, or other reliable evidence. Spontaneous creation could have support from an ...


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"Creationism" can span a variety of beliefs and/or theories. There is young Earth creationism versus the broader concept that life on Earth was created by God or an intelligent being. There is creation of human beings, creation of all living things on Earth, creation of the Earth itself and creation of the universe. I want to give a specific senerio of ...


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You're right, creationism, of whatever variety, is not scientifically falsifiable. Creationists do not think this is a problem. In fact, they would say that all alternatives to creationism are equally unfalsifiable. The scientific method cannot test the past; it may be able to tell us what is possible, what is likely and what is unlikely, but it ultimately ...



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