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Daniel Dennet suggests that

Daniel Dennet suggests that even though there are holes in the theory of evolution that it is the only theory that makes any sense. "It is reasonable to believe that an idea that was ultimately false would surely have succumbed by now to such an unremitting campaign of attacks," Dennet says. But evolution remains to be widely accepted. I'm not sure if I like this reasoning of why we believe in evolution, simply because its stuck around through all attacks. I would prefer if we could just believe the evidence that has been presented to support the theory. I don't like how Dennet phrases it as if we just don't have any better ideas so we might as well believe in evolution. 


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