wonder paleontologists shied away from evolution for so long. It
never seems to happen."
Niles Eldredge (American
Museum of Natural History, New York, USA) in.Time
Frames: The Rethinking of Darwinian Evolution and the Theory of Punctuated
Equilibria, Simon and Schuster, New York, 1985 (and William Heinemann
Ltd, London, 1986) p. 52."And
this poses something of a problem: if we date the rocks by their fossils,
how can we then turn around and talk about patterns of evolutionary change
through time in the fossil record?"
In other words 'if on one
hand, we use the fossils to date rocks, we can't use that criterion
as basis for mouthing off about evolutionary change, because the dated
rock records fail in showing any transitional fossils'.
Ernst Mayer, evolutionist
declares "there is no evidence for the gradual emergence of any evolutionary
novelty (something new) by the accumulation of small adaptive modifications."
Douglas Dewar, a British
naturalist and former evolutionist "Paleontology
cannot be regarded other than a hostile witness against evolution. It is
not possible to draw up a pedigree
showing the descent
of any species living or extinct from an ancestor belonging to a different
order. The earliest known fossils
of each class and order are not
half made or half developed forms, but exhibit fully developed, the
essential characteristic of their class order. It is not possible to arrange
a genealogical (the study of descent from an ancestor) series of fossils
proving that any series has in the past undergone sufficient change to
transform it into another member of another family. All the changes proved
by fossils are within
the limits of the family."
For example, we have many
types of dogs, but they are all dogs, all of the "dog family", all after
their kind (Genesis
1:21 "And God created great whales, and every living creature that
moveth, which the waters brought forth abundantly, after their kind, and
every winged fowl after his kind. And God saw that it was good.").
No fossil record exists showing even slight change into an elephant, giraffe,
cheetah, etc., or vice
Richard Owen, British naturalist
"Progressive evolution predicted that modern reptiles should be more advanced
than their extinct counterparts. However, it has been observed that the
period when the class of reptiles flourished under the wildest modifications,
in the greatest number and the highest grade of organization, is past and
declining. The sudden extinction of the one (Dinosaurian order) and the
abrupt appearance of the other (i.e. Pterodactyls having given way to birds)
on any known natural causes."
continues: "The evidence...permits no other conclusion than that the different
species of reptiles were suddenly
introduced upon the earth's surface."
Michael Behe, Professor of
Biochemistry at Lehigh University, Pennsylvania in his book.Darwin's
Black Box, explains that the complexity of the chemical activity
at a molecular level, even in the functioning of one part of the body,
such as the eye, points to
design rather than evolution.
The Journal of Molecular
devoted exclusively to research aimed at explaining how life at the molecular
level came to be. They publish about 1000 scientific papers each decade.
Twelve of the editorial staff are members of the National Academy of Sciences.
In the JME's volume 38, (1994), pages 305-309, J.C. Adell and J. Dopazo's
Carlo Simulation in Phylogonies:
An Application To Test The Constancy of Evolutionary Rates,
states "the mathematics that real world evolution is a gradual random process
cannot be demonstrated. Answering the main question of how a complex biochemical
system achieved its function; no one has explained just how, scientifically,
and natural selection could build the complicated intricate structures
necessary for observable complex biochemical systems."
Sir Gavin de Beer, British
Museum of Natural History,.In
The Minds Of Men, (1991), Ian T.Taylor, TFE Publishing, Toronto, page
274 "Seldom has an assertion
like that of Hackel's 'theory of recapitulation',
facile (easy), tidy, and plausible,
widely accepted without critical
examination, done so much harm to science."
Brian Hayes, former editor,.American
central dogma of molecular biology says that information flows from DNA
to RNA to protein
(from complex to simpler), not the other way around."
Book of the Finch, (1995), Vintage Books, New York, page 52 "The whole
question (of the struggle for existence) has been discussed very largely
from a priori
standpoint, throughout the period since (Darwin's).The
Origin of Species." ...Raymond Pearl, geneticist.
Page 130, "In 1981 the British
Museum's Natural History Building in South Kensington ran a continuous
running film loop on which a narrator explains "The survival of the fittest
is an empty phrase. It is a play on words. For this reason, many critics
feel that not only is the idea of evolution unscientific, but the idea
of natural selection also...The idea of evolution by natural selection
is a matter of logic,
not science." (he means 'not science of the behavioral