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Sunday, May 28, 2017

Evolutionists Get Silly with Silicon

Silicon is something that we hear about quite frequently, since it has many variations and applications. You've heard of silica? There's some. The stuff is found all over the place, especially since ninety percent of Earth's crust has it. We use it in many forms, including concrete, porcelain, abrasives, and purified silicon is used in electronics. Found in nature, too. Not so much in animal life, though. Some evolutionists have the notion that silicon could be the basis of life on other planets.

Purified silicon image credit: Wikimedia Commons / Enricoros
Since they were able to force bacteria to use silicon. Big deal. Still, they figure that since silicon is chemically similar to carbon, and silicon might be abundant on some other planet, then mayhaps life evolved using silicon. The first problem is that they presupposed evolution and denied the work of the Creator, then assumed evolution elsewhere in the universe. That's what they do. It's disheartening to see scientists using bad logic and ignoring basic chemistry in their pursuit of affirming evolutionary dogma with "maybe" and "perhaps".
Recent research from the laboratory of Frances Arnold shows, for the first time, that bacteria can be made to create organosilicon compounds. Of course, this does not prove that silicon- or organosilicon-based life is possible, but according to Space.com contributor Charles Q. Choi it “shows that life could be persuaded to incorporate silicon into its basic components”.
Carbon is the backbone of the most important biological molecules, including DNA, RNA, proteins, fats, sugars, hormones, etc. Even calcium-rich bones are formed on a carbon-based protein scaffold. Life on Earth is based exclusively on carbon. The chemistry of carbon permits it to form the long-chain molecules, which serve as the basis for life. 
To finish reading, click on "Silicon based bugs — Scientists discover the first silicon-based life forms … in their imagination!"

Some evolutionists are manipulating bacteria in hopes that it will show the possibility of evolution from silicon. These scientists conveniently ignore basic chemistry and biology in the pursuit of their false narrative.