Submitted by ncseadmin2
on October 17, 2008 - 21:47
This chapter promotes the view that different lineages of living things have independent histories and do not share common ancestry. This idea attacks the core tenet of evolutionary theory--that all living things are genealogically related. The refusal to accept common ancestry is the sine qua non (indispensable idea) of creationism in all of its various guises.
To try to undermine confidence in common ancestry, this chapter trots out some hackneyed creationist claims:
- transitional fossils are rare.