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DNA and Encyclopedia Britannica

The 1958 edition of Encyclopedia Britannica contains 23 volumes (excluding the Atlas). Each full page of print contains two columns of 72 lines. Each line contains an average of 50 letters. Therefore, there are approximately 7200 letters on each page. Discounting the picture pages, there are approximately 900 pages in each volume. There are therefore approximately 6,480,000 letters in each volume. There are 3 billion letters in a DNA strand. Three billion divided by 6,480,000 equals 462 plus a fraction. The DNA strand is therefore approximately equal to 462 volumes of the Encyclopedia Britannica.

That is slightly more than 20 sets of 23 volumes each.

Evolution teaches that all of life occurred through a series of purely random mutations beginning from non-life and extending to mankind and to all of life on earth. Therefore, if you believe in evolution, then you believe that pure chance (random mutations) and the death of weaker animals (natural selection) somehow resulted in the creation of 462 volumes of information containing the instructions for the production of at least 20,000 proteins and enzymes necessary for certain characteristics of and the operation of a human body - and created a molecule that is small enough and long enough to hold all of the information stored there (the DNA molecule).

Additionally, this process of random mutations is supposed to have devised the language used to write all of these instructions and it is also supposed to have created a mechanism for locating the correct portion of the ball of DNA and copying exact portions of the molecule so that particular proteins could be produced. This means that random mutations produced the mechanism to copy and utilize exact "chapters and pages" of a DNA molecule. These chapters and pages that the mechanism copies are less than 1/21,000 of the length of the DNA molecule.

This was designed and created. It is not accidental.