The theory is not mainstream, and has been ridiculed even by hardcore Darwinists. Its publication is a measure of how desperate and beggarly orthodox evolutionary theory is on the topic of metamorphosis in particular.
The class Insecta with its distinctive segmentation goes back at least 400 million years to the Silurian period. It gives the impression of a creative personality at work in a lab. He hits on a design he likes and sticks with it.
“Facts alone are insufficient to destroy a conspiracy theory, of course, and in many ways a theory’s appeal has more to do with the receptiveness of its audience than the accuracy of its details.”
Are the Big Bang and the super-finetuning of the physical constants of the universe merely consistent with a Judeo-Christian understanding of creation…
David Berlinski is the William F. Buckley Jr. of Darwin doubters.