The virtual ink for my article had hardly dried when a story about a new discovery hit the news.
If a Neanderthal walked down the street, appropriately dressed, you probably wouldn’t notice.
This unbridged gap between the ape-like australopithecines and the abruptly appearing human-like members of our genus challenges evolutionary accounts.
The news media might be heavily biased toward evolution, but at least it is predictable.
Far from “a nice clean example” of “gradualistic evolutionary change” that has “no gaps,” the fossil record shows a dramatic discontinuity.