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Re: Macroevolution

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  • David
    ... David Williams: Wikipedia, limited as it is, is much more scientifically accurate than a twaddle blog such as discovery.org will ever be.
    Message 1 of 5 , Jun 30, 2013
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      --- In OriginsTalk@yahoogroups.com, "JamesG" <JamesGoff_960@...> wrote:
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      > David (quoting from the ever-reliable Wikipedia): "...evolution of life forms beyond the species level ('macroevolution', i.e. speciation in a specific case) has indeed been observed multiple times under both controlled laboratory conditions and in nature."
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      > This is a popular piece of mythology repeated over and over again by apologists for Darwinian theory. Such bluster is typical of the public case they make for their beloved theory. But the reality (in the words of the late Lynn Margulis, a respected evolutionary biologist) is that "[s]peciation, whether in the remote Galapagos, in the laboratory cages of the drosophilosophers, or in the crowded sediments of paleontologists, still has never been directly traced." (Margulis and Sagan, "Acquiring Genomes: A Theory of the Origins of Species," 2002)
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      > For a more expansive discussion of the bogus claim that speciation via Darwinian means has "been observed multiple times," see:
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      > http://www.discovery.org/f/8411
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      > Jim in Missouri
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      David Williams: Wikipedia, limited as it is, is much more scientifically accurate than a twaddle blog such as discovery.org will ever be.
    • Charles Palm
      J P Moreland: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dUD3t7HKlXY&feature=em-uploademail Charles P: Dr Moreland says that there is only about a 5% overlap between
      Message 2 of 5 , Jul 1, 2013
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        J P Moreland:
        http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dUD3t7HKlXY&feature=em-uploademail

        Charles P: Dr Moreland says that there is only about a 5% overlap between
        science and religion. Probably the most important conclusions made by all
        scientists is that information comes from intelligent sources ---- as
        illustrated by the scientists and their expectations from SETI.

        SETI: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SETI Search for extraterrestrial
        intelligence.

        Charles P: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ENCODE The Encyclopedia of DNA
        Elements will someday show the average reader which parts of the
        preexisting DNA digital code information in the genome of a living thing
        that produce the instructions to turn or and turn off genes in the
        processes for building body parts.


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