C. S. Lewis was an agnostic before he became a Christian, so he understood the spell of unbelief.
“How many other scientific disciplines have utterly failed to explain the salient phenomenon of the system they study?” I can think of one.
Evolutionists would expect to find sponges as the earliest animals in the fossil record.
Whales are held up as a model of what unguided evolution can do in a short time: in this case, just 8 million years, or perhaps even half that.
Prominent atheist biologist Jerry Coyne calls whale fossils “one of our best examples of an evolutionary transition.”