Simple, small, and worldwide in distribution, the placozoa don’t fit any clear evolutionary picture.
For the first time it has been discovered that an organism from the Precambrian Ediacaran fauna may have survived into the Cambrian period.
ID is a rival theory, a scientific theory, doing the normal work that scientific ideas must do to supplant a currently dominant idea.
True arthropods are among the most sophisticated animals that appeared without ancestors in the Cambrian explosion.
If the future of science is really at risk, then surely not debating evolution is folly.