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Did God make junk? Scientists say 98 percent of human genome is junk Comments

Did God make junk? According to researchers, a significant percent of human DNA could be "junk DNA" serving no purpose within our bodies. Continue Reading

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  1. Trinbagonian
    11 months ago

    It will take scientists a whole long time (if they are ever successful) to create junk like that!

  2. nomad
    11 months ago

    Yes, Brad, let's criticize the "infallibility" of science while quoting the Bible. Not a hint of irony in that.

    The truth of the matter is, scientific research is always fallible. That's what makes it work; studies are peer reviewed, and from exposing the flaws, we come to a greater understanding of the truth of nature. On the other hand, you have people saying the Bible tells us the way things are and not to question it. Infallibility is one of the key flaws of some religions, so bringing it up only hurts your argument.

  3. alur
    11 months ago

    God didn't make junk unless you want to subscribe to the the intelligent design theory which isn't very intelligent at all especially after reading this article.

    It's all random, and it's not religious. It's explainable, and it's not magic from a supernatural Criss Angel.

  4. Serins
    11 months ago

    It is already known that God did not create DNA as "98% junk":

  5. Serins
    11 months ago

  6. nomad
    11 months ago

    So, your argument is this: God doesn't make junk, so junk DNA must serve a purpose that we don't see yet. Even St. Augustine would be ashamed of such an unsound argument.

    Also, when you say "other scientists contend that our junk DNA isn't junk at all," it might be nice to cite your source. There is always at least a small dissenting fraction in scientific opinion, but sometimes it's funded by dubious sources or isn't peer reviewed in a reputable journal, so that info is important in understanding how much basis such a claim has.

  7. Brad
    11 months ago

    It matters little whether all or none of our DNA is "junk". Jesus was two millenia ahead of science when he noted, "The flesh is useless. It is the spirit which gives life."

  8. Brad
    11 months ago

    In John 6, Jesus said, "The flesh is useless. It is the spirit which gives life."
    Nevertheless, let us wait eagerly for the next infallible pronunciation from scientific magisterium. It will begin with the words, "Scientists now think....."

  9. The Universe
    11 months ago

    This is a complete fabrication by FOX news. The original news article is...

    The plant exists without what they're describing as "junk," but that doesn't mean it is pointless in all organisms.

    Really this "junk" dna is part of the Epigenome which tells your body how to express the genes found within the "non-junk."

  10. Molly Ann Woods
    11 months ago

    D.N. A.cid Slander Persecution Lies I don't know why DNA has anything to do with life but obviously, The Father , has a glorious sense of humor ! LIFE =DNA so all along Acid is a part of Everyone's TRIP :)

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