They appear in the early Cambrian fossil record: the first examples of the most diverse phylum on earth. Who knew their skills would become the envy of human engineers?
It’s simply false for Dawkins to claim that when you compare genes of different animals, they “fall on a perfectly hierarchy — a perfect family tree.”
There is clearly a pattern of discontinuities that requires an adequate explanation, and Darwinism is not it.
Literary critic M. D. Aeschliman sketches the intellectual evolution that connects Barzun with later Darwin critics. The latest is Stephen Meyer.
Materialists who purport to explain the origin of nature’s complexity by smuggling in information unwittingly demonstrate the need for intelligent design.