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The Eye Evolution Simulation That Failed

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On a new episode of ID the Future, Discovery Institute biologists Jonathan Wells and Ray Bohlin talk about a conversation that Dr. Wells imagined between evolutionists Richard Dawkins and Dan-Eric Nilsson, and published recently here at Evolution News. Download the podcast or listen to it here.

Dawkins had lectured (in real life) on Nilsson’s computer simulation work, showing the human eye could have evolved easily and quickly. What would the two of them have said when Nilsson contacted Dawkins and told him, “I’m sorry, Richard, but I didn’t do that simulation?”

Wells pictures them talking about rushing the work on that simulation. But then, what about the next conversation when the simulation failed?

Photo: U.S. Air Force/Carol Lawrence.