“It looked like a fern. But as a budding geologist, [UK teenager Tina] Negus knew these 600 million year old rocks were too old to host such a plant.”
Incidentally, a few days ago I received a message from my paleobiologist colleague Dr. Ken Towe, a retired senior scientist at the Smithsonian Institution.
An email correspondent who is friendly to intelligent design (ID) recently wrote us asking how to respond to common objections to ID arguments about the Cambrian explosion.
“Many life forms with essentially new body types appeared quickly and without precursors in the Burgess Shale in Kicking Horse Valley in British Columbia.”
The formulation “crazy stuff” of course implicitly suggests that this is a pseudo-problem invented by evil and stupid creationists.