in evolutionary theory
do not imply intelligent design, creation science,
and/or young earth
fossil evidence for gradual evolution
equilibria" theory admits the
systematic gaps between life forms in the
fossil record, and the lack of evidence
there for gradual evolution.
known mechanism for rapid evolution
|Neo-Darwinians say no known genetic mechanism can produce the sudden evolutionary leaps envisioned by "punctuated equilibria" theory.|
between anatomy and biochemistry
based on comparative biochemistry often
contradict phylogenies based on
comparative anatomy, and multiply the
number of missing transitional forms in
the fossil record.
reasoning in "punctuated equilibria"
equilibria" theory says evolution
occurs too slowly to see it in the
present, and too quickly for the fossil
record to capture in the past.
This is circular reasoning: the
lack of evidence for evolution proves it
reasoning in the standard geological
fossils" are fossils of life forms
that evolutionists think lived only
briefly in geologic time.
Evolutionists position rocks in the
Standard Geological Column by the stage
which their index fossils represent in the
presumed evolution of life.
Thus the Standard Geological Column
reflects evolutionary assumptions but does
not prove them.
interpretation of the standard geological
single example of the entire Standard
Geological Column exists in nature.
The alleged evolutionary ages of
rock strata do not always match the
alleged evolutionary ages of some of the
fossils they contain.
Supposedly younger strata sometimes
contain supposedly older fossils.
Supposedly older strata sometimes
contain supposedly younger fossils.
initial appearance of life forms in the
complex life forms developed from simple
But the "earliest"
fossils of each life form are as
structurally complex as their modern
The kingdoms, phyla, and classes
that first appear in the fossil record
still exist today.
undisputed transitional forms in the
level at which they discovered Australopithecus,
Homo habilis, and Homo erectus,
the Leakeys at the same site later found
remains of a stone dwelling clearly built
Some Homo habilis and Homo
erectus specimens have also been dated
at the same or greater ages than Australopithecus.
Thus these creatures may not be Homo
is not "micro-evolution"
requires increased net genetic complexity
(between the first cell and man, there had
to be new genes).
Mutations restructure DNA.
Neither increases net genetic
Darwin's finches, Kaibab and Albert
squirrels, industrial melanism (spotted
moths), penicillin-resistant bacteria, and
DDT-resistant insects are non-evolutionary
adaptations of existing life forms to new
environments, involving no increased net
in radiometric dating
dating methods give conflicting dates for
the same object and/or for different
samples of the same object.
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