A bottleneck of two, or a first pair at our origin older than 500,000 years, is possible.
C. John Collins points out that Venema’s use of “language evolution” is a poor analogy for (his form of) biological evolution.
His choice of targets for criticism and for praise have a lot more to do with his particular agenda than the defects or merits of those whom he critiques.
Richard Buggs gives us a look inside the sausage factory where figures on the subject are calculated.
Dennis Venema sought to persuade his fellow Christians that genetic science had disproven the traditional idea of a “bottleneck” of two human ancestors.