Do debates like this change the viewer's mind? I think each side sees their own side as winning. Is a debate the best way to evaluate the evidence? There are more than two sides to the Creationism vs. Evolution Debate. Many scientists accept both evolution and creationism. For example, Alvin Plantinga says in his book, Where the Conflict Lies says the real conflict of science/religion is not theism and evolution, but naturalism and evolution.