Dennis Venema sought to persuade his fellow Christians that genetic science had disproven the traditional idea of a “bottleneck” of two human ancestors.
In a previous article I described how scientific training can condition some scientists’ minds to resist the evidence in nature for intelligent design.
This fascinating study also counters arguments that Homo naledi was beginning to develop a human-like intellect.
Darwin-inspired racism was the consensus science of its day. Speaking out against it would have made you a crank and a science-denier.
In retrospect, where does the evidence stand? Here’s a summary: Venema’s main claims in light of the relevant science.