Refutation of “Evolution: A Fairy Tale for Grownups” – Questions 61 – 70

Question 61 True or False question: Human embryos have gill slits, which shows that we have evolved from fish? Comfort answers “False” and includes the following quote, “There are markings on a human embryo which superficially look like they might be “gill slits.” But these “pharyngeal clefts” never have any breathing function, and they are never “slits” or openings. They […]

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Refutation of “Evolution: A Fairy Tale for Grownups” – Questions 51 – 60

Question 51 Who said it question: “A long-enduring and regrettable effect of the success of the Origin [of Species] was the addition of biologists to unverifiable speculation…This situation, where scientific men rally to the defense of a doctrine they are unable to define scientifically, much less demonstrate with scientific rigour, attempting to maintain its credit with the public by the […]

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Refutation of “Evolution: A Fairy Tale for Grownups” – Questions 41 – 50

Question 41   True or False question: Darwin said the following, “But, as by this theory, innumerable transitional forms must have existed, why do we not find them embedded in  countless numbers in the crust of the earth?” Comfort answers “True” (Source: Origin of Species, chapter 6). Comfort goes on to say “Darwin goes on in the next paragraph to […]

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Refutation of “Evolution: A Fairy Tale for Grownups” – Questions 21 – 30

Question 21 Comfort claims since there have been no transitional fossils found, German geneticist Richard Goldschmidt “speculated” that there must be some “quantum leaps” from one species to another. Comfort quotes Goldschmidt and asks to fill in the blank, “The major evolutionary advances must have taken place in large steps…The many missing links in the paleontological record are sought for […]

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Refutation of “Evolution: A Fairy Tale for Grownups” – Questions 31 – 40

Question 31 Who said it question: “Fossil evidence of human evolutionary history is fragmentary and open to various interpretations. Fossil evidence of chimpanzee evolution is absent altogether.” Comfort answers “Henry Gee.” (Source: “Paleontology: Return to the planet of the apes,” Nature, Vol. 412, 12 July 2001, p. 131). Quote Mine/Distorted message of author First of all, here is what it […]

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Refutation of “Evolution: A Fairy Tale for Grownups” – Questions 11 – 20

Question 11 Regarding the fossil Mononykus as thought to be a bird was a “fossorial tetropad,” which paper recorded this? Ray answers “Time.” (Source: Australia, April 26, 1993) Non-Academic Source Time is not a science article. Monokykus may not have been subjected to peer review before going public, and this is not the first time in all the fields of […]

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Refutation of “Evolution: A Fairy Tale for Grownups” – Questions 1 – 10

Question 1 Comfort begins the first question with the following: “In what year did USA Today report: Paleontologists have discovered a new skeleton in the closet of human ancestry that is likely to to force science to revise, if not scrap, current theories of human origins?” The discovery left scientists confused, saying, “Lucy may not even be a direct human […]

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Refutation of "Evolution: A Fairy Tale for Grownups" – Introduction

Evolution: A Fairy Tale for Grownups is a book authored by Christian creationist Ray Comfort, published in 2008. In this book, Ray Comfort provides a series of “questions” that he hopes will “undermine people’s acceptance of the theory of evolution.” Each of these questions are centered around a specific quote from what Ray Comfort describes as a “evolutionary expert” (Introduction, […]

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Refutation of “Evidence Bible: Irrefutable Evidence for the Thinking Mind” by Ray Comfort

Evidence Bible: Irrefutable Evidence for the Thinking Mind is an evangelical Christian book authored by Ray Comfort and endorsed by Josh McDowell and Franklin Graham. As if the stink of Ray Comfort’s creationist manure spewed from his rectal cavity that passes for his mouth wasn’t bad enough, now two professional repulsive Christian liars have placed Comfort’s organic fertilizer on a […]

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A Refutation of “I Don’t Have Enough faith to Be an Atheist”

I Don’t Have Enough faith to Be an Atheist (2004) is a book authored by Christian apologists Norman Geisler and Frank Turek. The book is intended to portray atheists as having blind faith in non-belief in Christianity while theists (particularly Christians) beliefs are based on reason and evidence. The book contains arguments in favor of intelligent design and many anti-evolution […]

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