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Michael Behe: Is That MEGA-Plate Antibiotic Resistance Video Evidence for Evolution, or Devolution?

David Klinghoffer


On an episode of ID the Future, biologist Michael Behe talked with Discovery Institute’s Sarah Chaffee about a Science article and Harvard Medical School video in the news that’s supposed to be giving “creationists” nightmares.

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Dr. Behe isn’t losing any sleep. Antibiotic-resistant bacteria demonstrate evolution by breaking stuff — not by building it and certainly not by creating complex new biological information. On the contrary, information is lost. In other words, says Behe, what we have here is devolution, not evolution, the opposite of what needs to be explained by Darwinian theory.

Image credit: Michael Baym, et al./Harvard Medical School via NPR.

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