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Part 1: Thinking Again – About Our Origins

The Universe

8. (1 on Page 27 - 'fabric of space') If you are not familiar with this terminology and its associated concepts, use the phrases ‘metric expansion of space’ and ‘fabric of space expanding accelerating’ in a search engine. There are several astronomy and physics websites that give good explanations. is also useful.

14. (7 on Page 31) Sheldon, R. (2014, March). Bang for the buck: What the BICEP2 consortium’s discovery means. Evolution News and Science Today. Retrieved from

21. (14 on Page 39) There are problems even with the simulations for the inner planets. None have been able to produce a result that matches the observed sizes and orbits of Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, and the asteroids. See


Life and Biosphere: The Origin of Life

26. (4 on Page 47) A peptide bond is a chemical bond formed between two molecules when the carboxyl group of one molecule reacts with the amino group of the other molecule, releasing a molecule of water. Retrieved from

28. (6 on Page 50) An E.coli cell has about three million protein molecules. A budding yeast cell has 90 to 140 million.

47. (10 on Page 73) Google these three cellular machine names: RNA polymerase, ribosome, and chaperonin. Try Wikipedia or Then search again adding the keyword image or animation. Be aware that most animations are greatly simplified compared with the real thing. Other cellular machines worth investigating are ATP synthase and kinesin motor protein.

50. (13 on Page 75) Bernhardt, HS (2012). The RNA world hypothesis is the worst theory of the early evolution of life (except for all the others). Biology Direct, 7 (23). doi: 10.1186/1745-6150-7-23 pmc/articles/PMC3495036/

53. (16 on Page 80) See for a good summary of the more significant problems, and why existing built-in flexibility is a more likely explanation.


Life and Biosphere: Geological Time

63. (6 on Page 94) Retrieved from



66. (2 on pp 102-103) ...Retrieved from Google-create-CONSCIOUS-computer-expert-claims.html


Design – Apparent or Real?

72. (6 on Page 116) Some of the material referred to here is from


Part 2: Thinking Again – If We Are Created

Sifting Through the Alternatives

74. (2 on Page 130) Useful resources: provides overviews of most topics – usually from a pro-evolution perspective – and relevant external links. Useful sites that present the creation perspective are:,, and


Special Characteristics of the Bible

93. (12 on Page 153) See Other pages on this site also make interesting reading, including its claim about the Star of Bethlehem that caused astronomers from the East to search for a very special Jewish king who had been born.