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  Evolutionary creationism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Theistic evolution, or the less common term, Evolutionary Creationism, is the general belief that some or all classical religious teachings about God and creation are compatible with some or all of the scientific theory of evolution.
Evolution contradicts a literal interpretation of Genesis; however, according to the two oldest branches of Christianity (Orthodoxy and Catholicism; and most Protestant Churches, these days), Biblical Literalism is not mandatory.
One of the main criticisms of evolution by Muslims is their assertion that it was created by and supports atheism, and so it is argued that it should be rejected (see for example, Why Darwinism is Incompatible With the Qur'an).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Creative_evolution   (2492 words)

 Creative Evolution
Creative was an early entry in the field of CNC for the skilled trades of complex 3-D contouring for molds, dies and prototype models.
Creative's development of new methods for training mold, die, and pattern makers in how to use control capabilities was pivotal to profitability for early entrants to the market of CNC for 3-D, as well as simultaneous 4 and 5 axis.
Creative Evolution machines are also sold in Asia, Europe, and Australia under the trade names "Strathclyde" and "Fine Tech." It is also available as a retrofit to enhance productivity on most all popular CNC mills and machining centers.
www.creat.com /profile.shtml   (430 words)

 Eros and Agape in Creative Evolution: A Peircean Insight
In general, skepticism about a complete explanation of creativity is based on the notion that a creative act issues in an outcome that is new in kind, which was unpredictable, and which has a definite character that is neither reducible to the sum of its elements nor exhaustively traceable to its antecedents.
These two points, that the creative process includes the lure of a telos and that the agent of creativity is responsible for its activity, serve as a basis for the suggestion that self-determination in creative processes can be conceived in terms of two notions familiar to the philosophical tradition: eros and agape.
Agapastic evolution is open to free development, neither heedlessly nor blindly, but "by the immediate attraction for the idea itself, whose nature is divined before the mind possesses it, by the power of sympathy, that is, by virtue of the continuity of mind" (6.307).
www.religion-online.org /showarticle.asp?title=2353   (7588 words)

 Creative immortality
The theory of evolution is the cornerstone of the contemporary scientific worldview.
Evolution is a constant emergence of higher and higher levels of cybernetic control.
Evolution proceeds by metasystem transitions, in which a number of pre viously uncoordinated systems become controled by a metasystem, which thereby vastly expands the effects of its free choices.
pespmc1.vub.ac.be /CREATIMM.html   (585 words)

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Rooted in his early rehabilitation of Henri Bergson's 1907 Creative Evolution, Deleuze's heretical "evolutionism" draws widely and irreverently on the advances of recent biology; and yet, for all its gesturing toward biological theory, it remains distinctly philosophical in flavor.
The evolution of life really continues, as we have shown, an initial impulsion: this impulsion, which has determined the development of the chlorophyllian function in the plant and of the sensori-motor system in the animal, brings life to more and more efficient acts by the fabrication and use of more and more powerful explosives.
Creative involution is thus ultimately synonymous with a sort of cosmic expressionism through which Nature ceaselessly generates differentiation by cutting across any and all boundaries.
www3.iath.virginia.edu /pmc/text-only/issue.900/11.1hansen.txt   (12886 words)

 Henri Bergson: Creative Evolution: Chapter 2: The Divergent Directions of the Evolution of Life -- Torpor, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-06-18)
So our study of the evolution movement will have to unravel a certain number of divergent directions, and to appreciate the importance of what has happened along each of them-in a word, to determine the nature of the dissociated tendencies and estimate their relative proportion.
Evolution will thus prove to be something entirely different from a series of adaptations to circumstances, as mechanism claims; entirely different also from the realization of a plan of the whole, as maintained by the doctrine of finality.
If, on the contrary, evolution is a creation unceasingly renewed, it creates, as it goes on, not only the forms of life, but the ideas that will enable the intellect to understand it, the terms which will serve to express it.
spartan.ac.brocku.ca /~lward/Bergson/Bergson_1911a/Bergson_1911_02.html   (20718 words)

 J. Alexander Gunn - Bergson And His Philosophy
Evolution is now a household word, but the actual study of evolutionary process has been the work of comparatively few.
Evolution is not only a movement forward; in many cases we observe a marking-time, and still more often a deviation or turning back.
If the evolution of life had been opposed by different accidents en route, if the current of life had been divided otherwise, we should have been, in physique and in morality, very different from what we are.
www.ibiblio.org /HTMLTexts/John_Alexander_Gunn/Bergson_And_His_Philosophy/chapter8.html   (3294 words)

 Creative Evolution: The Manifesto   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-06-18)
Evolution resembles a game of Snakes and Ladders: it has a direction of progress, creative leaps up a level and disastrous setbacks down a level, and players who are hostages to fortune.
Just as creative evolution on the broadest scale consists of a number of distinct steps, biological evolution is itself composed of a number of smaller steps.
Human history is meaningful because it is part of the creative evolutionary growth of the universe.
www.astronist.demon.co.uk /ce-folder/ce01.html   (373 words)

 Keith Devens - Weblog: Gallup: Third of Americans Say Evidence Has Supported Darwin's Evolution Theory - November 19, ...
Since the theory of evolution is integral to the development of the annual shot (and even the premise that you would need one, for example http://www.jphpk.gov.my/Agronomi/bird_flu13.htm), your beliefs should require that you eschew the shot - even in years that it is available.
Creative evolution has never been observed, is not testable, is not repeatable, you can't make predictions of what creative evolution will produce, etc. It's not a scientific hypothesis, but a theory of origins.
I'd say that creative evolution is INDEED an act of faith, but it is not comparable to the act of faith that is needed in order to believe in a creative God.
keithdevens.com /weblog/archive/2004/Nov/19/evolution-poll   (12383 words)

 The Eco-Philosophy Center   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-06-18)
Creativity is embedded in the very structure of the Universe.
Creativity in the Cosmos is one of the most fundamental laws of its existence and unfolding.
On the spiral of creative becoming the Universe is self-realizing itself.
epc.eco-tea.com /articles/cosmicnews/news2001/mar.html   (119 words)

 Shaw and Creative Evolution
Oxford, U.K. To my knowledge, the term "Creative Evolution" was first used by the British dramatist and critic George Bernard Shaw as the name for his own philosophy.
He realised that evolution solved the religious dilemma of evil (when progress is a matter of trial and error, the world must be full of its failures).
Firstly, Darwinism cannot be criticised as a creed because it is not a creed and was never intended as such; rather it is a scientific theory of the origin of species.
www.astronist.demon.co.uk /ce-folder/ce00.html   (1295 words)

 Creative Evolution Index Page
The basic principles of Creative Evolution are: firstly, that the universe is inherently creative, and secondly, that this creativity appears in an evolutionary manner.
Creative Evolution is just such an interpretation of science.
Believers in some of the more intolerant of traditional religions are perfectly well aware of this fact, as evidenced by their resort to violence and murder in defence of their otherwise indefensible beliefs.
www.creative-evolution.net   (313 words)

 Crafts: Creative Evolution (TCR 7/97)
Since then, she says she has grown artistically and enjoys drawing from the creativity of her friends and family.
The four teenagers who work in the studio with me, my son and daughter, and their friends are all very creative, full of fresh ideas, and passionate in their presentation.
These are the ones that interest me. The girls and I recently made hundreds of silk poppies to adorn a huge hat for Kate Winslet to wear in the movie, "The Titanic." It was fun participating in the story of the actress, the story of the character she plays, the story of the film.
www.craftsreport.com /july97/katebishop.html   (1772 words)

 MkzdK Earth Alive!
I say this mainly because at any given time in the evolution of our descriptions of evolution, life, or the universe, we have modeled only aspects of the phenomenon, and we must leave room for those aspects or dimensions we are not yet seeing.
Evolution is all that it is, and much of what it is we certainly cannot yet see or model.
In fact, if such creative agencies are admitted at all, then it is difficult to avoid the conclusion that they must in some sense be conscious selves.
www.mkzdk.org /twitcher/gaiacosm.html   (1380 words)

 Creative Thinking Techniques
The creative juices flow best when participants are relaxed and enjoying themselves and feeling free to be silly or playful.
As an aid to relaxation and a stimulation to creativity, it is often useful to begin with a ten-minute warm-up session, where an imaginary problem is tackled.
In creative thinking, analogies are used for their suggestive qualities, to see what ideas they can break loose, and especially for helping to examine the problem better.
www.virtualsalt.com /crebook2.htm   (7348 words)

 creative evolution --¬† Encyclop√¶dia Britannica
The theory presented an evolution in which a free emergence of the individual intelligence could be recognized.
Comprehensive educational resource on the evolution of this herbivorous mammal and the importance of the study of their fossils.
Contains sections on systematics and classification, the evolution of flight, and the discovery of dinosaurs.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9026810   (915 words)

 EVO - Center of Creative Evolution :: View topic - About the EVO Center
To enable the highly creative, intuitively connected individuals/groups to actualize their visions by providing them with an expansive space to express their full creative potential without commercial compromise.
A creative environment will eventually be built on a piece of inspirational land in Western North Carolina or similar location, envisioning lush forests, running streams, creeks, waterfalls and/or lakes.
Surrounding this creative dome will be spaces for some permanant residents as well as units for temporary housing, for artists and producers involved in short term projects.
evolve.8.forumer.com /viewtopic.php?t=134   (1171 words)

 Creative Evolution
Suddenly it was okay to teach evolution in the classrooms.
The key of course, is that the traditional theory of evolution is going to have one heck of a time explaining this dimunation of the species in terms of the “survival of the fittest” or some other such concoction.
The end result is that Creative Evolution includes both evolutionary tendencies and the potential for multiple occasions of interventions by an intelligence (smart, by design, or the contraries) of each and every species on the planet.
www.halexandria.org /dward759.htm   (3510 words)

 Hurst - Creative Evolution
In this way new species and in a few cases new genera have arisen under experimental control, and there can be no doubt that the seventeen recorded cases provide an experimental demonstration of the evolution of new species.
This is an especially interesting demonstration of the origin of a new number of chromosomes and, judging from the effect upon the characters of the extra chromosomes in the transmutants that have arisen in cultures with one or more additional chromosomes (p.
Those members of the Rosaceae with 8 or 16 chromosomes may have branched off by non-disjunction from the original 7 chromosome ancestors, which number still persists, as we have seen, in a large part of the family.
www.bulbnrose.com /Roses/Hurst/HURST.HTM   (2599 words)

 Creative Evolution / Technology. Infrastructure. Engineering   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-06-18)
Creative Evolution Technologies is a professional services firm specializing in Information Technology Consulting for a board range of industries.
As a full-featured Technology Solution Provider we at Creative Evolution are dedicated to helping our clients resolve, plan and successfully implement mission critical Information Technology Business Systems.
Creative Evolution is a true end-to-end project management support team that offers innovative resolutions for today’s issues and tomorrow's challenges.
www.creativeevolutiontech.com   (235 words)

 Henri-Louis Bergson
His Creative Evolution (1907) and Matter and Memory (1896) attempted to integrate the findings of biological science with a theory of consciousness.
Bergson questioned the Darwinist theories that evolution occurs in great leaps or alternatively through the gradual accumulation of slight mutations and explained by élan vital the creative course of evolution.
In Creative Evolution Bergson argued that the creative urge, not the Darwinian concept of natural selection, is at the heart of evolution.
www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org /jsource/biography/Bergson.html   (1388 words)

 Creative evolution
Creativity is inherently risky with inevitable disappointment and failure.
However we cannot eliminate the struggle between lower and higher levels without limiting the creative process.
Understanding the mathematical structure of evolution can help us understand and deal with evil in a way that does not violate creativity.
www.mtnmath.com /whatrh/node16.html   (116 words)

 Creative Mutations
Daniel Dennett suggests that memes undergo a certain kind of mutation that is inherent to the creative evolution of culture.
The most important distinction to be made between mutation as it applies to biological evolution, and how it applies to creative evolution is the function of randomness.
However, mutations are creativity's greatest asset: at one time, the great removal from more traditional realist art that impressionism posed seemed detrimental to the world of painting.
serendip.brynmawr.edu /sci_cult/evolit/s04/web2/lupdegrove.html   (763 words)

 Tooling & Production - May 1998 - Lightning-fast mill zaps mold shop's backlog   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-06-18)
Reddog decided to retrofit the Creative Evolution control on one of its finishing mills on a coexisting basis with the machine's original control.
The Creative Evolution CNC directs all of the machine's axis moves, while the original control continues to govern toolchanges, coolant flow, and similar basic functions.
Both Evolution Series machines are built on the VF-0E, a Haas 15-hp, direct-drive VMC with a 10,000-rpm spindle, and equipped with a dust collector.
www.manufacturingcenter.com /tooling/archives/0598/598vmc.htm   (1377 words)

 Creative Evolution
Creative sends a newsletter every quarter to all of its customers.
Creative Evolution needs regional field service technicians, retrofitters, and dealers to meet growing demand.
New Defiance machines are no longer built and we are not aware of any plans to resume their manufacture.
www.creat.com /news.shtml   (149 words)

 Better Production - Mold Shop Eases Into 3D Machining
They also learned about the Creative Evolution CNC, a niche control developed specifically for high speed milling of 3D shapes, and how retrofitting one or more of their machines with the Creative Evolution control would enable them to machine 3D EDM electrodes three to ten times faster than possible with the original equipment controls.
Because the Creative Evolution is a PC-based, open-architecture CNC, it offered Chipsco a number of other advantages that the shop's OEM controls could not.
Barney Machinery asked for and received permission to offer the Creative Evolution control as an alternative to the factory installed CNC on a leading manufacturer's vertical machining centers sold to customers who intended to use their machines primarily for 3D machining of graphite electrodes and die/mold steels.
www.mmsonline.com /articles/0298bp4.html   (935 words)

 PCWorld.com - Adobe's Creative Evolution
Creative Suite 2 offers numerous improvements, but some could use more time in the soup.
Adobe's new Creative Suite 2 is a big, expensive collection of powerful--yet increasingly complicated--applications.
Adobe's Creative Suite 2 brings together a handful of powerful programs into an increasingly cohesive package.
www.pcworld.com /reviews/article/0,aid,120093,00.asp   (957 words)

 EVO - Center for Creative Evolution
As you come to understand the deeper implications of the evolving spiral of creative flow, you will see how your energetic dontation is returned to you during your time of creative expression.
To provide financial and technological support to the planet's most gifted creatives* in actualizing their multimedia based projects.
*We define "gifted creatives" as those individuals who are considered old souls in the art of connecting with the Universal Source of All That Is. The essence of this connection is reflective in their works of co-creative expression.
www.visionarymusic.com /EVO.html   (1829 words)

 CSC - Intelligent Design: The Origin of Biological Information and the Higher Taxonomic Categories
At this point, neutral evolution of the genome (unhinged from selective pressure) may ensue, but, as we have seen, such a process must overcome immense probabilistic hurdles, even granting cosmic time.
During the 1970s, the paleontologists Eldredge and Gould (1972) proposed the theory of evolution by punctuated equilibrium in order to account for a pervasive pattern of “sudden appearance” and “stasis” in the fossil record.
Such an end-directed understanding of evolution, he admits, raises the controversial prospect of a teleological or purposive element in the history of life.
www.discovery.org /scripts/viewDB/index.php?command=view&id=2177&progr...   (14205 words)

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