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"For the first time, Tufts University biologists have reported that bioelectrical signals are necessary for normal head and facial formation in an organism and have captured that process in a time-lapse video that reveals never-before-seen patterns of visible bioelectrical signals outlining where eyes, nose, mouth, and other features will appear in an embryonic tadpole."
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Any attempt to interpret a sacred text (e.g., the Bible), so as to wed it to the nihilistic, reductionist acid of atheist metaphysics (ateleological evolutionism-materialism), seems doomed and irrational. Darwinism qua Darwinism is meaninglessness and purposelessness. Christianity as espoused by its adherents purports to represent meaning and purpose. Simultaneously advocating evolutionism-mechanism-ateleology-materialism and Christianity therefore seems to be oxymoronic, akin to claiming to be a carnivorous vegetarian. Darwinism qua Darwinism denies immanency and transcendency: for ateleological evolutionism, reality is but matter in motion -- there is nothing but matter and the forces that act on matter; but what is Christianity (or any expression of spirituality) once immanency and transcendency are stripped away? Of Aristotle's four causes, evolutionism accepts two: the material and the efficient, hence the proposition that there is nothing but matter and the forces that act on matter. But if there is a matter-body-brain-mind-consciousness-Spirit continuum, material causes and efficient causes are incomplete; also required are formal causes, represented perhaps by the specific forms living entities assume over time, e.g., species, subspecies, etc., and final causes, speculatively, the point at which some sort of "bioelectrical ascension transudation" occurs, i.e., when matter-encapsulated consciousness crosses the threshold to disembodied Spirit, developmentally analogous to the point at which insentient matter transforms to sentient life.