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  • The fact that you made the statement "evolved from monkeys" shows were your sentiments lie. We did not evolve from monkeys. Try reading some up to date scientific research on genetics and the new hominid and ape fossils being found.
  • It is possible that we're both; depending on how you address the definitions of the words God and Evolution. I for one associate the term God to be interchangeable with Universe - All & Void - Alpha & Omega. Life is thus an expression of the Universe embodying higher forms of order and complexity. Human beings would be an evolutionary extension of that. If some bearded God hanging out on clouds simply made us in his image, then genetically, he created Chimps to be 95% of his image.
  • Aliens
  • we are NOT made out of monkeys!! it's APES!! there is a big difference!! God was the inventor of evolution!! he made evolution!! evolution is god's way of creating us!
  • Anon. I am a Christian who does not believe in evolution, but I cannot believe that you could ask the question "that we evolved from monkeys". That is not what evolution teaches. Please inform yourself if you want to discuss the topic.
  • Neither. I believe in evolution.
  • Goodness gracious me, exactly HOW many times can this exact same question be asked?? No-one evolved from monkeys. We do, however, share a common ancestor. That which became human evolved in one direction. That which became monkeys evolved in another. Humans and chimps and gorillas and monkeys are all equally evolved - just into different niches. God, a few gods or a committee of aliens may have been responsible for kicking the process off - the theory of evolution doesn't know and doesn't care - it just looks at what is...
  • Not to play Devil's Advocate, but why couldn't we be both?
  • Did you intentionally write question with two nonsensical answers proposed?
  • We didn't evolve from monkeys, Gauranteed. The God's creation thing can't be verified. Noone knows what really happened.
  • Where in the name of God have you ever heard someone suggest that humans evolved from monkeys. We are part of God's creation, yes, but as to HOW we were created is open to speculation, and evolution seems to have a corner on that market so far.
  • as if there is any difference. I think we were just produced whole out of thin air. biogenesis.
  • No, we did not evolve from monkeys. That's a misconception or just plain ignorance of the Evolutionary Theory.
  • I think we are of the highest intelligence because of God, not on our own strength. Monkeys are still monkeys. Man is still man. Once we think we can actually do things better than the Boss Himself, Friend, we're in deep trouble.
  • We didn't evolve from moneys, but away from them. We were once a single species, and over millions of years have become distinct species.
  • Is it possible that BOTH possibilities are true? Does one necessarily negate the other? Just a thought.
  • I believe that a higher force (God if you like), created the universe including all the laws of physics and all the laws of nature. One of those laws of nature being the method of evolution. I do not however believe we evolved from monkeys, or apes, I believe that we evolved from a common ancestor (now extinct) to other primates.
  • I see no evidence of god. I do, however, see a great deal of evidence showing that human beings and monkeys share a common ancestor. Neither species evolved from the other.
  • I think we're Martian refugees.
  • we didnt evolve from monkeys we evolved from other great apes...most likely chimpanzees
  • i aint no damn monkey
  • WELL, I'LL LET YOU READ FROM THE FOLLOWING BY MY BRO AND MYSELF, AND LET YOU DECIDE: PROFESSORS: GIG’S & GENG’S WISDOM TIME AGAIN: EVOLUTION: Monkey-Ape Time Mrs Iva Tail To Tell (Dean of Makittup University) declared, "Our direct forefathers were gorillas. We straightened our backs and shortened our arms. The latter [or is that ladder?] meant we couldn't have such high shelves of course. But you can't have everything. Yes, we must have come from gorillas because they look more like us on the outside than anything else. That's obvious proof". "Yes", said Prof Gig (Professor in nuts bolts and screws of all kinds), "many years ago they used to talk about how intelligent dogs were, but now we say how intelligent gorillas are. Soon we will have research to prove that they are more intelligent than all other animals; if we can get someone to fund it". Mrs Soarit of Perth WA says, "I watched it on TV, how they put a monkey in a room with a box and put a banana on a string that he couldn't reach. The monkey worked out to move the box over and get onto it to get the banana. The only thing is I've seen a dog do the same thing years before". Dr Ivanew Mith (Vetinary Surgeon of Wefixit Clinic) said, "a gorillas stomach is very different from ours and many other parts. If we ate what a gorilla eats in a day (bamboo shoots) we would be dead. We are more like a horse in eating habits and can eat most things they do. Also we can eat most things birds eat. So horses or birds must be our closest relatives". Dr R E Movitt (Brain Surgeon of Qurem Hospital) said, "Talk is made of people having a so called "human" extra piece on our brains, that apes don't have, that makes us more intelligent. But there are many people who are born without this section as a deformity but it creates no thinking or action disability: The person is completely normal". Prof Gig stated in regard these things; "there are always facts we need to ignore in the pursuit of theoretical science and funding. In this case quite a lot of facts. But then we also get a lot of funding here, as it's a popular theory". Miss Itneedsta Makesens commented, "even if we found a group of monkeys that once wrote their history it still wouldn't prove that apes changed into man. All it would prove is that we found an intelligent group of apes. And anyone with any imagination could come up with another theory of our existence that would sound far more realistic than apes changing into people _ or at least equally as irrational". Why didn't I evolve into a human so that nothing would step on me? Evolution Dr F Roard (Phd., DOB, FBI, KGB, MIA, POT) said, "things all changed by deformities that survived and got passed on. So we believe that something as complex as an eye just happened by chance. Over MILLIONS of years, of course. It makes it sound more believable when we say that because no one can conceive millions of years. So each deformity that went into making an eye was passed on to the next generation. Now I know what you are thinking. You are wondering why we can't seem to find loads of animals, insects or people existing today with only partly formed eyes. Yes, it is true that there would need to be countless masses of them, for the working eye to exist on such a large scale. Particularly considering the seemingly endless intermediate steps and those who would have therefore failed to evolve the rest of the eye correctly by chance. We try to ignore these facts in the interest of 'truth'. And the theory is popular." Professor Messa of the Institute for Lost Scientists said, "We believe the other theory where evolution happened because things decided that they needed to change for their environment. Animals also did this. A lizard decided that it wasn't safe or getting enough food on the ground so it thought about the problem and decided that wings were the best solution to the problem and so he'd become a bird. It realised that this would take MILLIONS of years, of course. So as each of its children were born the lizard passed on his plan so that the children would carry on that approach to the problem. They, in turn, had to pass on this approach to their children to resolve the problem also. He had to make sure that they kept on with that plan or they would die out from the problem that they needed to change for. Fortunately he could foresee this problem becoming bad enough to need to make this change MILLIONS of YEARS before they actually would die out. Strangely enough lizards didn't die out anyway. So it was all in vain. But birds are glad that lizards did so; and now some birds feed on lizards, making it all the better that lizards didn't die out, but leaving lizards wondering about the wisdom of it." Miss White of Brisbane asked, "If we are evolving does that mean we may end up being little green men and going to other planets"? Professor I Dunno of the Institute for Unemployed Scientists said, "one day life just suddenly sprang up and there was an incredibly complex living cell". I asked how this could happen. He explained that it was sort of statistical/magical luck. "Then the cell got lonely and decided it wanted another one; so it worked out how to evolve so it would be capable of splitting (highly intelligent these cells); and did so. And then there were 2 of them", he said. "And before you know it they were just splitting everywhere and we had piles and piles of them: All over the place". I asked him how no life had ever existed throughout all eternity before that time? "Well this has probably happened elsewhere, I'd suppose", he said. "So this amazing magic of an appearing complex living cell just popping up from nowhere has happened other times you feel professor", I asked? "Well, over many MILLIONS of years, you see", he replied. Mr/Ms Los Tie-Dentitti says, "women have evolved into men's bodies". Mr I. L. Watchit asks, "I saw a documentary on TV about moths in a place in England. They explained how there used to be more light moths and few dark ones because the dark ones were seen on the light trees and eaten by birds. But now with so much smog the trees are dark and there are more dark moths, as the birds eat the light ones. But this only proves survival of the fittest. This doesn't prove the evolutionary theory because it was already known when the theory was invented. To prove the theory evidence would have to come forth to prove the theory itself, not the known facts it was based on."? Mr B Acake of Sydney asks, "as I have rheumatism in my back wouldn't it have been better to have stayed without one"? Of evolution Dr Pluggitt of Drippie University states, "yes, we now know that bugs turned into people". When I asked him how this could possibly be, he explained, "yes, well, it all happens over MILLIONS of years, you see. Anything can be believed if you talk about MILLIONS of years". PROFESSORS GENG AND GIG – AT IT AGAIN!! QUESTION: If we were to search for the Dead Center of EVOLUTION, would we find it at Darwin Cemetery, in Fred Flintstone’s Dinosaur Zoo or at a Barney’s Rubble’s Skeleton Bank??!! Ezekiel, Skeleton Bank Teller: ‘Dem bones … dem bones … dem dry bones…’ ‘Dem bones … dem bones … dem dry bones’ ‘Dem bones … dem bones … dem dry bones’ ‘Oh hear the word of the Lord.’ Dating Methods Professor Lessor of Fundus Institute commented, "we use the finest dating methods. And we know that we are right that these bones are MILLIONS of years old. Carbon dating has been shown to be correct sometimes, to some degree, over periods of hundreds of years _ usually only being hundreds of years out. And we have other dating methods now that are almost as accurate; particularly when we recalibrate our machines when we know what date is required". Mr Form at Hard Drive said, "I was watching a program on TV the other day that carbon dated a skull found in Australia to be 2,500 years old. But the scientists didn't like that date so they went around trying all these other dating methods and finally found one that said it was about 60,000 to 70,000 years old and so they took those dates. When asked why they didn't use the carbon dating method that is so 'accurate' they said it was because the lime in the soil must have confused it". Dr G Etpade of Theoretic Institute stated, "we are at a new age now where we no longer have the problems of science in the past that almost always had theories that have been proven wrong in spite of them proving them right at the time. All our theories are correct because we have proven them right on TV. We also have a new advantage to use to convince people we're right called 'dating methods'. This is a cleaver idea where you use some instrument to obtain the date you want. We decide it's MILLIONS of years old then it becomes MILLIONS of years old". Elder Harris (The Church of Jesus Christ LDS missionary) questions, "I have heard that a rock formed by a volcano only a short time before was carbon dated to be MILLIONS of years old. Also that a rock only a few years old, brought back from the moon, was similarly dated. On both occasions the truth had been kept from those doing the dating. Why should anyone believe all this, unproven, MILLIONS of years stuff"? Dr Thinkitt of the Local Logicians Club said, "All accepted fact must be based on proven facts (premises). Therefore talk of MILLIONS of years is illogical as no one can PROVE what happened in a time of which we have no way to prove it absolutely correct. If someone makes a claim about ancient Egypt from known facts about Egypt it could be logical. But we have no written record of MILLIONS of years ago and we can't go back to prove or disprove the claim or the premises upon which it is based: Regardless of what instruments are used. No logician could accept someone saying they KNOW about MILLIONS of years ago as anything but the ravings of a fool". Miss Daytmee of Hobart says, "yes, well, my dating method is to play hard to get".
  • Who do you think made the monkeys!!
  • Monkeys are gods creation though.
  • we didn't evolve from 'monkeys' it's not like a bunch of gorrillas became humans, we slowly evolved from something similar to a primate and there were also clear stages and transitional fossils to PROVE it.
  • Both. God created everything...even monkeys
  • There are many who believe a little of both but have not formulized it into a scientific theory or religion.
  • If this is your picture, then GOD created you and may be we are from monkeys.
  • We and the entire universe and everything on earth is God's creation
  • i think its possible that both are true.
  • God's creation!!! : O )
  • We didn't evolve from monkeys. We didn't even evolve from apes. And I'll be damned if God made us (and I probably would be, in that case).
  • i think that being evolved from monkeys may explain a lot about people's behavior these days. ... or at least how some of my friends act in particular.
  • Why does it have to be evolution or God's creation? Why couldn't both be true? By the way, as I'm sure many have already answered, no educated evolutionist would claim that humans evolved from monkeys.
  • The good book tells us that God created man in his own image and created woman from man's rib. That says it all, if you ask me.
  • No I do not believe that homo-sapiens were created. No I do not believe that homo-sapiens evolved from monkeys. I believe that homo-sapiens evolved from apes. Homo-sapiens share a common ancestry with apes, not monkeys. Monkeys have tails, apes do not.
  • neither
  • The first humans were created with a mix of primate dna and extraterrestrial dna.
  • Well, 'evolved from monkeys' shows a distinct lack of grasping the evolutionary theory. Why couldn't Darwinism be HOW your god did it? That's at least more clever than the clap-on, clap-off theory of the last 3 or 4 millenniums.
  • I think we are God's creation. He was disappointed with us so he then created monkeys.
  • technically we evolved from a single celled organism,
  • We evolved from a common ancestor that we share with Monkeys and Apes. We didn't evolve from them, that is just creationist ignorance and propaganda. Man created gods to make sense of the world around them, through fear of things they couldn't control. Religion took that fear and created a system of control around it that only fears the truth.
  • seeing that we evolved from monkeys makes no sense, i KNOW we were created by God.
  • Neither. Who ever said we evolved from monkeys?
  • I resently stumbled across some medical journals about the origins of man & it implied odd things. This i thought my people only joked about. There's 2 books which are very important to read. These are the most progressive books the west has to offer. Hermetica & The Astro Body They speak of something in my culture called the Power of Creation. Which today translates to cloning. I have heard rumors of this in my culture but not till i read these books that are revired by westerners. I wondered are the ancient stories of how we got all the other types of humanity true? They refer to them as mock humans. If i was white i'd be checking out what the most advanced & respected memebers of this feild of science has to say regarding this weird shit. It says in our oldest documents we are the Atlanteans & were engineered by the beings who brought us here. One of which being the Nommos (western term). How the rest of u got here. Well, i have only heard 2 theories. Evoled from us climatically changed & cloned by ancient Kemetic Priest from us (melanin) & monkey (dna). Which would explain Darwins theory. If u shave one it has no melanin or pigment. Hard to say what we are as now but the truth is coming soon. I promise! Osara Osara
  • I think God created all kinds of monkeys. We typically call some of them "human beings"
  • Humans and monkeys evolved from a common ancestor. The genetic evidence for this fact is overwhelming. There is no evidence whatsoever for deities.
  • False dichotomy. I'll say it one more time, to help get it through any thick skulls out there. No one, not even so-called "evolutionists", believe that humans evolved from monkeys.
  • God's creation, and we are marvelously made!
  • God's creation. Monkeys are God's creation too :0)
  • The top answer here and others could benefit from some charity. I assume the writer of the original question means monkey like creatures. It is not a coincidence that we look and act so much like the great apes. What role a creative god had/has in this is a open question. This question is the same as the philosophy 100 standard problem: there are invisible elves in my garden, prove me wrong! Perhaps we could net them. Oh they're much too clever for that. Etc. If it is a just a question of belief, well I believe in evolution. If there is a problem explaining some part of it, turning to a metaphysical force is tempting, but not scientific. That's what faith is for.
  • We are not descended from monkeys, we both share a common ancestor. That common ancestor branched. One branch went to humans and the other when to chimps. Then branching further to produce Bonobos and common chimps. More distantly related are Gorillas and they share a common ancestor with both us and chimps. We are all African Apes and all African Apes share a common ancestor with Orangutans. Those are all great apes. But I believe we evolved
  • ! We are God's creatures ! We didn't developed from Monkeys http://www.evanwiggs.com/articles/reasons.html http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/ngm/0411/feature1/
  • We could be both. It's possible that the evolutionary process may have been "seeded" by higher life forms. Call them "gods" if you wish. +5
  • Monkeys evolved from us.
  • Yes we are God's creation. Yes evolution has occurred and does occur. The two are not incompatible. No-one ever said monkeys became people. You completely misunderstand evolution.
  • Jeez will people actually learn what evolution is before asking such a dumbass question?
  • This is false dichotomy and straw man argument that are illogical. I do not think either is true. You do not comprehend real Evolution. In Japan, most people do not believe in the Christian God. Izanami and Izanagi are the creators to most of us. Pan Gu is the crator in China. Brahma is the creator in India. Why prefer the Jewish creator to all others? We had ape-like ancestors. We did not evolve from monkeys.
  • We evolved from fish.
  • i think god made us, not the monkeys
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      She did a great job making you, my beautiful friend.
  • God' creation.
  • god's creation
  • God created us in His likeness and we did not come from monkeys if humans evolved from monkeys then account for the monkeys.
  • Revelation 4:11 You are worthy, Jehovah our God, to receive the glory and the honor and the power, because you created all things, and because of your will they came into existence and were created.
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      "One can never have enough socks ." --- Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone.

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