Two Recent Papers Buttress Michael Behe’s Thesis in Darwin Devolves

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Evolution’s grand tree-of-life story requires constructive evolution, not more and more cases of organisms tossing parts overboard. Source
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Forbidden Question: Common Descent or Common Design?

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Think of cars. A Tesla and a Cadillac share many features — but of course, none of that means that Teslas blindly evolved from Cadillacs, or vice versa. Source
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Phylogenetic Conflict Is Common and the “Hierarchy” Is Far from “Perfect”

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It’s simply false for Dawkins to claim that when you compare genes of different animals, they “fall on a perfectly hierarchy — a perfect family tree.” Source
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