Beliefs about the origins & development of species, etc.
17 indicators that evolution of the
species didn't happen, with rebuttals
Almost all biologists and many other scientists believe that the theory of evolution is a fact -- that species
evolved over a long period of time. Only
about 5% of all scientists
argue for the creation of all present-day species (and of all the species seen only
in fossils) in one week, about 4000 to 10000 BCE. This small minority of
almost entirely evangelical Christians who believe in the inerrancy of the Bible, literally interpreted where possible. Among those scientists who specialize in
biology or geology, the percentage of believers in creation of a young earth
drops to less than 1%.
Many dozens of "proofs" that evolution never happened have been put forth by creation scientists. These indicators have been well circulated among
scientists. All have been easily refuted by them.
If such a proof existed, it would be the discovery of the century! It would disprove the entire structure of evolution of the species. It might even disprove scientists' understanding of the origin and history of the earth itself, of its life forms and of the rest of the universe.The theory of evolution has been laboriously pieced together over more than a century. Any scientist who was able to disprove evolution would be a shoo-in for the next Nobel
Prize, and would receive world-wide fame. It seems obvious that very few scientists could resist such fame and economic rewards; he or she would publish an article immediately and wait by the phone for the Nobel Prize committee to call. But, although tens or hundreds of thousands of scientists are familiar with these "proofs" by creation scientists, no scientist has ever come forward and published a proof in a peer-reviewed journal.
We receive many E-mails which contain "proofs" that evolution is a false theory. After investigation, all seem to be based on misunderstandings of generally accepted scientific beliefs. If
you believe that you have one, please Email us.
All of the "proofs" listed in the following three essays are paraphrased from the original Emails.