The NCSE recently ramped up their defense of evolution by participating in and promoting the documentary film No Dinosaurs in Heaven.
The whale’s tale may be 5 million years shorter than previously thought.
Your job is to explain insect metamorphosis in evolutionary terms. What will you say? We can learn from the example of two geneticists who basically said the process is “evolutionarily conserved” — that is, not evolved!
The argument from evolutionary developmental biology and embryonic development is probably one of the stronger for common descent. But I’m not convinced.
Cynics would call this kin selection or perhaps love of candy. I’d call it genuine love.