Why didn’t dinosaurs evolve into an intelligent species?

Humans evolved over a course of 6 million years and dinosaurs had been evolving for 165 million years, so the question I have is being that they had over A HUNDRED m. years to develop how is it we achieved a specific level of self awareness in such a short amount of time? Is it that a species has to die off so the next one can evolve into something better? The amount of time it took for humans to evolve and dinosaurs doesn’t make any sense because it’s too great of a gap. There was so much time they had to evolve so why didn’t it occur?

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  • Anonymous
    8 months ago

    Theres a theory that humans didnt evolve but were created by taking early primate dna and mixing it with an advanced alien race. Whether you wanna believe it or not is on you

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  • 9 months ago

    Good question. Maybe evolution is just a theory and not truth. Duh!

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  • Tom
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    9 months ago

    How do we know they did not? we have only found a few specimens anyway----What are the odds of finding ANY evidence after tens of MILLIONS of years?. We cant find anything other than rocks over 12,000 years old---and those are on/near the ground where they can be seen.

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    • Tom
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      8 months agoReport

      I am a Geologist. We are not discussing tree rings. We use radioactive decay, position in the stratigraphic column, Associated microfossils and several other methods to date materials millions of years old.

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  • Jim
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    9 months ago

    Eat, defecate, and procreate doesn't take a whole lot.

    Whereas escape, think, make tools, eat, defecate, procreate, protect your young for years and teach them takes more brains to survive.

    And... we didn't give them IQ tests, so some might have been surprisingly intelligent, we just don't know.

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  • 9 months ago

    It was Nature

    They were well enough Evolved, but weren't exactly blessed with Brains

    Humans sure took their time

    Dinosaurs were just the victims of a pretty nasty Asteroid the size of Los Angeles

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    • Ronald 7
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      9 months agoReport

      Would we really fare any better ??

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  • Anonymous
    9 months ago

    We were all programmed to believe a lie.

    This may change your mind (or not... depending on what you WANT to believe):

    The word 'dinosaur' came from two Greek words that mean 'terrible lizard': a word made up in the 1800s to describe reptile fossils.

    The word 'fossil' is from the French for 'dug up'.

    Under the forces of extreme pressure, everything that was engulfed in mud during the world-wide flood turned into stone.

    For about a year and a half minerals permiated plant and animal tissue. The mud also became stone as it compressed under the weight of billions of tons of water.

    - Stone cannot be dated.

    - Once around the sun is a year: you cannot hold up a rock and decide how many times it has been around the sun.

    *When a fish dies, it rots or gets eaten.*

    It does NOT turn into a fossil.

    But there are fish fossils everywhere on the planet (even on the tops of mountains).

    Every fossil in the world is the result of the world wide flood. Period.

    *Before the flood everything lived ten times longer*

    that's why

    tusks

    antlers

    fangs

    trees

    bugs

    and reptiles grew huge.

    I used to work with reptiles: among many things I learned about them was that they NEVER stop growing as long as they live.

    Pre-flood the air had 50% more oxygen in it.

    Hyper-oxygenated air; the world was like a hyperbaric chamber, everything lived longer because of the air quality.

    We know this because we have air samples from before the flood; extracted from bubbles trapped in fossilized sap (amber).

    Adam lived until he was 930. Noah was 600 when he built the Ark (Google Noah's Ark Turkey - a tourist attraction since the 1970's A.D.).

    Believing in lies about evolution makes you guilty of making God out to be a liar. This is slander against the Most High: spiritual treason.

    You've heard of bacteria 'evolving'?

    No such thing: simply, the hardier bacteria were never killed off by the antibiotic in the first place. The weaker bacteria were. All that's left is 'resistant' bacteria. They were never subject to antibiotics to begin with. They never 'evolved'.

    Want to see evolution?

    If God wants to raise children for Abraham from the stones He can do it.

    He doesn't need any of us.

    He can change what is in the blink of an eye.... He doesn't need millenia.

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    • Tom
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      8 months agoReport

      Sure, God can do it "in the blink of an eye", but there is EVIDENCE he left in the EARTH that he DID NOT. Besides, those "days" of creation were hundreds of millions of years long---in HUMAN time-----God has his own time.

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  • 9 months ago

    Evolution has no goal or purpose. The dinosaurs were an extremely successful group without high intelligence.

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  • Anonymous
    9 months ago

    There is a false premise in your question. You seem to think becoming a human or a humanoid is some sort of high level of progression on the evolutionary ladder. There is no such thing as evolutionary ladder or high or low ''rank'' of species. There is no up or down in evolution. Dinosaurs did not evolve into humans because their environment was different from ours. When the global oxygen levels decreased and their food became scarce, most of them died out, others survived for couple million more years and evolved into smaller beings. They adapted into their new environment and became chickens. Our ancestors also adapted into the new constantly changing environment and eventually became humanoids. We were two different forms of organism adapting into changing environment. If the env. did not change, we would not have changed either, and dinosaurs would've still be around. If humans disappear and only chickens are left, they can eventually become humans too.

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  • 9 months ago

    probably cause theyre dinosaurs

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  • 9 months ago

    Natural selection selects. It does not create. Evolution is not true.

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