If you are a non- believer, why be moral when no one is looking?

If you are a non- believer in, all that you do is being recorded in the heavens, why be moral when no one is looking?

If there are no records and no witness, why not do anything you want?

 

If no one sees you do it, then is it a deed not done?

 

If all of this is true, then why do we have a conscience, where did it come.

 

We are told in scriptures that our conscience is our natural way of doing God's will in the absence of his Law.

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You keep saying survival of the fittest like you understand the concept... yet your statement and the intent behind it demonstrate you do not.

 

Yes still the neural circuitry has to come from some where?

Evolution.

Kin selection. Be kind to the other members of the same species around you, and they will protect you from danger. No enigma required. As to where neural circuitry comes from, it is quite clear it was something which happened over eons of time which are unimaginable to the human mind. Yet there is still ample evidence that it did in fact take place, and we are one amongst many products of it.

There is no meaning behind evolution or a goal it's striving towards, it just is.

"There is no meaning behind evolution or a goal it's striving towards, it just is."

Yes base on the theory species  can actually evolve backwards if they meet the minimum required to survive in their environment. Case in point, flightless birds, blind fish, pygmy species of every sort including Hobbit man.

Your ignorance is showing again. There is no "backwards" in evolution. How can you expect us to believe you have a Biology degree when you can't grasp the basics of evolutionary theory?

Figure of speech, Shakespeare, if you have the wherewithal to contemplate Blind Fish, Flightless Birds etc, etc. 

flightless birds

Ostrich, Emu, Penguins.

blind fish

You think that the whole fish developed without eyes & then the evolution of the eye began? Seriously? Please do yourself & the world a favor & go read a science book.

You did not understand. Fish that migrated to caves lost the ability to see because in the dark sight was of no use. Other senses became more developed. By backwards, I simply mean that complex organs and structures that are marvels in engineering, structure and performance or now rendered useless.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mexican_tetra#Blind_cave_tetras_and_cr...

But evolution is a non-directional process, and while increased complexity is a common effect, there is no reason why evolution cannot tend towards simplicity if that makes an organism better suited to its environment.[8]

 

There are reasons why it would have been advantageous for the fishes to get rid of their eyes.

Modern genetics has made clear that the lack of use does not, in itself, necessitate a feature's disappearance. [1] In this context, the positive genetic benefits have to be considered, i.e., what advantages are obtained by cave-dwelling tetras by losing their eyes? Possible explanations include:

  • not developing eyes allows the individual more energy for growth and reproduction [2]
  • there remains less chance of accidental damage and infection, since the previously useless and exposed organ is sealed with a flap of protective skin

Another likely explanation for the loss of its eyes is that of selective neutrality and genetic drift: in the dark environment of the cave, the eyes are neither advantageous nor disadvantageous and thus any genetic factors that might impair the eyes (or their development) can take hold with no consequence on the individual or species. Because there is no selection pressure for sight in this environment, any number of genetic abnormalities that give rise to the damage or loss of eyes could proliferate among the population with no effect on the fitness of the population.

 

There you go.

Michael,

That's a good attempt at a "save", but does not make the grade.  Your ignorance is still showing.  Go read a biological science text written by a legitimate biological scientist.

Your silly play, is OK put please don't give the impression that I meant Evolution evolves backwards. You know at exactly what I meant. Please stop feeding false leads to the peanut gallery. They are oblivious to to the silliness of your sarcasm. 

They're not evolving backwards. That's silly. I seriously doubt your biology degree. You don't understand the most basic principles of evolution. I asked somewhere else. Is that a Liberty University degree?

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