Michael Behe Refute - Skyler Knopp Reasoning & Critical...

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Skyler Knopp 10-26-10 Michael Behe Refute Michael Behe uses in depth explanation of science to try and demonstrate the impossibility of some organisms evolving to the state they are in today, saying that they are “irreducibly complex” and that as such, they, like the common household mouse trap, must have been created by intelligent design. This is an exciting and seemingly viable concept, however untrue. Behe fails to account for evolution through natural selection in a number of instances. Mouse traps are evolving. Behe observes that if you remove a single piece of the apparatus the entire thing becomes non-operational. This is true, but mouse traps were not always so. Cave men did not use modern mouse traps to rid their caves of stores eating rodents. They used clubs. They hid in the shadows and clubbed the little beasts when they came out. This was the first mouse trap. As man’s brain contemplated the problem of rats and such, and realized that the vermin were attracted by, oh, say, nuts, they placed the nuts out in the open, and then
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