Tag: evolutionary tree
Just How Well Does That Cherry-Picked Data Fit an Evolutionary Tree?
The tree-like pattern from the dataset was not very strong. Of course, if you shuffle it, it looks strong compared to randomness.
Study: “Most of Our Evolutionary Trees Could Be Wrong”
This refutes one of the favorite talking points of popularizers of Darwinism like Richard Dawkins.
Two Recent Papers Buttress Michael Behe’s Thesis in Darwin Devolves
Evolution’s grand tree-of-life story requires constructive evolution, not more and more cases of organisms tossing parts overboard.
Forbidden Question: Common Descent or Common Design?
Think of cars. A Tesla and a Cadillac share many features — but of course, none of that means that Teslas blindly evolved from Cadillacs, or vice versa.
Phylogenetic Conflict Is Common and the “Hierarchy” Is Far from “Perfect”
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.”