I Dont Have Enough Faith to be an Evolutionist - Skepticism of Evolution
(09-29-2018, 11:12 AM)jack89 Wrote: Your understanding of evolution is incorrect.  Evolution is simply change in a species over time.  It's not necessarily a matter of lesser or higher creatures, it has more to do with adaptation to environment over generations, or selective breeding because of a desirable trait, or because of a slew of other factors.  Even when you have groups of the same species isolated from each other over many generations, those groups will change.  Not necessarily better, but different, and often better suited to their unique environment.

In that sense, yes, evolution happens and it's been observed. But that's not the same thing as one type of creature becoming another, even from a common ancestor. That requires new, additional genetic information, and the evolutionists have yet to show that that's possible. Most mutations are fatal, and the rates of the non-fatal ones are far too low even with millions of years, and this gradual change is not what we see in the fossil record.

The sort of evolution you're talking about only involves already-existing genetic information, which works with what's already there, sometimes turning on or off, or selecting for a particular version of a trait.
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RE: I Dont Have Enough Faith to be an Evolutionist - Skepticism of Evolution - by Paul - 10-02-2018, 10:08 AM

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