Uniformitarianism

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{{stub}}'''Uniforimtarianism''' is the principle that natural laws and processes operate consistently over time, and throughout the universe. It was popularized in the 19th century by geologist [[Charles Lyell]], who showed how geological changes over time could be explained without recourse to the competing theory of [[catastrophism]].  Uniformitariamism is now generally accepted by scientists, but rejected by many creationists.
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{{stub}}'''Uniformitarianism''' is the principle that natural laws and processes operate consistently over time, and throughout the universe. It was popularized in the 19th century by geologist [[Charles Lyell]], who showed how geological changes over time could be explained without recourse to the competing theory of [[catastrophism]].  Uniformitarianism is now generally accepted by scientists, but rejected by many creationists.
  
 
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Revision as of 06:48, 27 October 2008

Uniformitarianism is the principle that natural laws and processes operate consistently over time, and throughout the universe. It was popularized in the 19th century by geologist Charles Lyell, who showed how geological changes over time could be explained without recourse to the competing theory of catastrophism. Uniformitarianism is now generally accepted by scientists, but rejected by many creationists.

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