More questions on evolution
By Letter to the editor from John Fisher- Cook, Minn.
In the The Scientist, Melissa Lee Phillips writes on recent genome mapping research:
"The genome of the sea anenome, one of the oldest living animal species on earth, shares a surprising degree of similarity with the genome of vertebrates, researchers report in this week's Science. The study found that these similarities were absent from fruit fly and nematode
genomes, contradicting the widely held belief that organisms become more complex through evolution. The findings suggest that the ancestral animal genome was quite complex , and fly and worm genomes lost some of that intricacy as they evolved."
In other words, the study found life started out very complex genetically and got less so as things "evolved". Evidence of the pervasiveness of the Darwinist religion in academic culture is the inability (due to fear, mainly) to spell out the implications of such findings.
John Fisher, The Timberjay Newspapers 21 Comments
[10/9/2007 9:40:25 PM]
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