In evolution, fitness1 is about success at surviving and reproducing, not about exercise and strength. Of course, fitness is a relative thing. Reproductive fitness2 reflects the ability of individuals to pass on their genes to subsequent generations.
Fitness traits, also referred to as life-history traits, include measures of fertility and mortality and are complex phenotypes that are direct targets of Darwinian selection.
A genotype’s fitness depends on the environment in which the organism lives.
Behold, the LORD maketh the earth empty, and maketh it waste, and turneth it upside down, and scattereth abroad the inhabitants thereof.(Isaiah 24:1) KJV
The recent epoch is everything since Peleg’s tectonics. Few people have had a greater influence on this time than Charles Darwin.
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The waters prevailed and greatly increased on the earth, and the ark moved about on the surface of the waters. And the waters prevailed exceedingly on the earth, and all the high hills under the whole heaven were covered. The waters prevailed fifteen cubits upward, and the mountains were covered.(Genesis 7:18-20) NKJV
A lot of people say that there’s not enough water on Earth to flood it to a depth of 15 cubits above all mountains. They use math to do this so, naturally, everybody believes them because, hey, it’s math.
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But there was a certain man called Simon, who previously practiced sorcery in the city and astonished the people of Samaria, claiming that he was someone great, to whom they all gave heed, from the least to the greatest, saying, “This man is the great power of God.”(Acts 8:9-10) NKJV
One of the ways that popular science (SciPop) attempts to be rigorous and hold itself accountable is through use of something called the scientific method. It’s a systematic approach to investigation.
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