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They say that this fish evolved from having eyes to having no eyes, becuse down their on the ocean floor there is no light, so the eyes became a vestigial structure and eventually disappeared altogether. they say that is proof for evolution. well, show me a fossilized fish with half an eyeball.

hustonnothouston, Christian Forums 11 Comments [7/1/2003 12:00:00 AM]
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snowbeast

How about a tapeworm that can just barely detect light? How's one-sixteenth of an eyeball for ya?

1/12/2007 3:59:47 AM

Thursday

Coming to the same argument from both sides of stupid.

1/12/2007 6:46:08 AM

Jay-Sus

You ever see some of the things living on the ocean floor? With their lack of sight and color? Didn't think so.

7/18/2008 9:27:12 AM

Heather

Show me a fish without any eyes

7/18/2008 9:39:26 AM

Bad Influence

EVOLUTION DOES NOT WORK THAT WAY![/Morbo]

7/19/2008 4:11:59 PM

Grigadil

I'm sure there are some creatures out there with eyepimples.

7/19/2008 5:33:05 PM

Barikada

I saw a fish someone hit with a speedboat. One eye was gored pretty bad.

Does that count?

10/10/2008 10:55:26 PM

Bad Influence

Anophthalmia

Weird thing about genetic mutations: sometimes, things just disappear. You don't have half-organs, but it's pretty fucking clear that it's possible to be born without something, eyes included, hence the fact that the condition has its own fucking name.

10/10/2008 11:32:58 PM

>twobraincells

Alright, just let me find you a mirror.

7/4/2011 12:00:33 AM

Philbert McAdamia

I can show you a one-eyed Trouser Trout.

7/4/2011 4:04:51 AM

Agahnim

@snowbeast I remember studying that in sixth grade when we were studying deap-sea creatures. Yeah, that's pretty much what half an eye looks like.

In addition, half a wing looks like the skin flaps on a flying squirrel. Bats would have looked kind of like that before evolving full-blown wings (except that they're in their own order and not rodents like squirrels).

4/2/2012 11:00:46 AM
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