Evolution - Evolution Of course, long before you mature,...

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Evolution
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“Of course, long before you mature, most of you will be eaten.”
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“The picture’s pretty bleak, gentlemen. The earth’s climate is changing, the mammals are taking over, and we all have brains the size of a walnut.”
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“Now this end is called the thagomizer, after the late Thag Simmons.”
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“Evolution’s been good to you, Sid.”
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Top Ten Myths About Evolution
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1. Humans Evolved From Monkeys Humans and great apes had a common ancestor about 5 million years ago Humans and monkeys had a common ancestor about 50 million years ago
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2. It’s Only A Theory “Theory” does not mean “hypothesis” or “guess” Music Theory Stress Theory Quantum Theory Number Theory “Theory” means an organized set of related ideas.
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3. If Nobody Saw It, We Can’t Be Sure It Happened If you find your room trashed and your TV and stereo missing, will you hesitate to call the police because nobody saw it happen?
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4. Science Can’t Say Anything About Origins Maybe not. But once the origin happens, everything after that is history . And historical evidence is preserved in the physical record.
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5. Obsolete Concepts “Survival of the Fittest” “The winner of the Super Bowl is the team with the most points.” What does “fittest” mean?
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6. There Are No Intermediate Fossil Forms
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7. Evolution Is Not Testable Darwin suggested birds had evolved from reptiles in 1859; Archaeopteryx was discovered in 1862. Piltdown Man Famous Early Fossil Man Hoax Controversial from the start because it didn’t match evolutionary expectations.
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8. Evolution Means Humans are Just Animals Are you a vegetable or mineral? Humans have hair and nurse young just like all other mammals Traits like nurturing, cooperation and monogamy are often favored by evolution because they enhance survival of species
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9. Evolution is Just Random Is the following number sequence random: 592653589793238462643383279? It not only looks random: it
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