Initially, Ardi was widely called the “oldest human ancestor,” due to its supposed skeletal traits that indicated an early bipedal (upright walking) species.
Because of Phillip Johnson’s leadership no informed person will ever again honestly say that Darwin’s theory flows straight from the data.
Despite Dennis Venema’s statements to the contrary, there is no clear-cut lineage of fossils leading from ape-like hominids to modern humans.
For the established scientific consensus on human evolution, 2017 was a genuine annus horribilis.
It looks like 2017 could become some kind of genuine annus horribilis for the established scientific consensus on human evolution.