Darwin’s “Abominable Mystery” Is Not Alone: Gaps Everywhere!

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There is clearly a pattern of discontinuities that requires an adequate explanation, and Darwinism is not it. Source
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Revealing Darrel Falk’s Overstatements about Limb Bones in Fish Fins

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The interpretation of the results as showing “latent” genetic capabilities has teleological overtones that are compatible with intelligent design. Source
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Did the Origin of Animals Require New Genes?

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Materialists who purport to explain the origin of nature's complexity by smuggling in information unwittingly demonstrate the need for intelligent design. Source
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Charles Marshall: Origin of Life Could Have Happened “Millions of Times”

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Charles Marshall at U.C. Berkeley represents establishment opinion in current evolutionary theory, and for good reason. Source
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Darwin Is on the Roof — New Book from Michael Behe, Out Today

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The public is being prepared very slowly for the demise of Darwinian evolutionary theory. It wasn’t planned this way, but it is how things are playing out. Source
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Inside the Evolution Silo — Darwinism as a Cult

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A major news story can break outside of the silo but, because it goes against the narrative, those in the silo will never hear about it. Source
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Scientific Paper Reaffirms New Genes Required for Cambrian Explosion

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The notion that many genes would be required for the Cambrian explosion may seem unsurprising — what is surprising is that anyone would challenge the idea. Source
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Repentant Biology Journal Offers a Weak Rebuttal to Its Own Pro-ID Fine-Tuning Paper

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The authors close by quoting Carl Sagan’s famous adage that “extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.” Do they offer that kind of evidence? Source
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In Carbon Isotope Excursions, Darwinists Lose Another Excuse for the Cambrian Explosion

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The claim that a spike in carbon isotope concentrations led to the explosion of biological diversity in the Cambrian doesn’t hold up, as if it would have helped, anyway. Source
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