We are nearing a half-century since Eigen wrote about this paradox, and it “still challenges theoretical biologists.”
It often seems that the closer you need to look, the greater the wonder. It’s as if someone set it there to hide, waiting for us.
The Brown University biologist is still out there, reassuring the world that unguided “evolutionary mechanisms” comfortably explain the wonders of biology.
Coyne is sure this is going to come as a rude shock, to our colleague and contributor Dr. Behe in particular, “a slap in the face of IDers like Michael Behe — a fish slap like the one below.”
It’s important to note that the “true tempo of early animal evolution” exists in evolutionists’ imaginations, not in the rocks.