Testing a Theory

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Testing a theory
David Muñoz
Psy 201
March 27, 2011
Patricia Sanker


Testing a theory

There comes a time perhaps, within each person’s life when they encounter an inner longing to discover meaning, and purpose for their life. It is a void that must be filled with answers that satiate that inner longing.
For me, this point in my life came when I had already served nine years of a seventeen prison term. A term I would eventually discharge on January 20, 2005.
My journey began with the passing of my dearest grandmother in February of 1995.
Mourning her passing, I was filled with a deep sense of loss, making matters worse, was the fact that I was unable to be at her side in her time of need, nor was I able to attend her funeral services. With the passage of time I began to question the meaning of life, my life. I began to question the purpose for which I was born, was there really any purpose? So many other questions filled my thoughts, within me was a longing, a deep inner desire to know.
It had been two years since my Grandmother passed on. I can only describe them as tumultuous years.my emotions ranged in anger, and frustration, and so began my quest for meaning; purpose, and truth. Where did man come from? Why were we here? Was there any purpose to man’s existence? My journey led me to examine the theory of evolution vs. creation.

The word "evolution" is often used as a shorthand for the modern theory of evolution of species based upon Charles's theory of natural selection, which states that modern species are the products of an extensive process that began over three billion years ago with simple single-celled organisms, and Gregory Mendel's theory of genetics.http://www.wordiq.com/definition/Theory_of_evolution
Extensive archival research on my part led me to reject the evolutionary theory. There were just too many gaps within…...

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