Refutation of “Evolution: A Fairy Tale for Grownups” – Questions 91 – 101

  Question 91 True or False question: The fact that the DNA in chimps and in humans is 96 percent similar proves that they have a common ancestor? Comfort answers “False.” He then adds a quote “The DNA in bananas is 50 percent similar to human DNA, but no one would speculate that we are ‘half-bananas.’ Although the field of […]

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Refutation of “Evolution: A Fairy Tale for Grownups” – Questions 81 – 90

  Question 81 What is the name of the amateur geologist who  discovered what was thought to be “the evolutionary find of the century” in a gravel pit near the town of Piltdown, England? Comfort answers “Charles Dawson.” (Source: NOVA, “The Boldest Hoax,” www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/hoax) Does not damage evolutionary theory   In-Depth Comment “For decades, a fossil skull discovered in Piltdown, […]

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Refutation of “Evolution: A Fairy Tale for Grownups” – Questions 71 – 80

Question 71 Fill in the blank question: Malcom Muggeridge, British philosopher, wrote, “I myself am convinced that the theory of evolution, especially the extent to which it has been applied, will be one of the _________.” Comfort answers “the great jokes in the history books of the future.” (Source: Pascal Lectures, University of Waterloo Research, The Advocate, March 8, 1984, […]

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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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