Simple, small, and worldwide in distribution, the placozoa don’t fit any clear evolutionary picture.
The top-down pattern of appearance of animal phyla during the Cambrian explosion represents major conflicting evidence for Darwinian evolution.
Unlike the more traditional evolutionary view, ID hasn’t assumed the shape of a living fossil from an antique age.
The desperation of evolutionists to explain away the sudden emergence of animal phyla suggests that critiques of Darwinism may be having an effect.
Anything that Simon Conway Morris puts his name on is of immediate interest, but this would seem to evade the most fascinating question of all in life’s history.