Tag: Icons of Evolution
Khan Academy Video, “Evidence for Evolution,” Gives Circular Arguments for Common Ancestry
If you define homology as resulting from common ancestry, you can’t then turn around and use that as an argument for common ancestry.
“Evidence for Evolution”? Khan Academy Pushes Haeckel’s Phony Embryo Drawings
I’ve watched many Khan Academy videos over the years — sometimes just for fun, and sometimes to advise teachers on whether they are good tools to use.
Do Human Embryos Have Gills?
Jonathan Wells provide quotes from leading embryologists discussing how pharyngeal folds in humans only have an “illusory” similarity to fish gills.
Galápagos Finches and a Surprising Deletion
How could the authors suddenly do this? Some of the following points may be considered.
As Science Frauds Go, Haeckel Beats Piltdown Man
Piltdown Man is a historical curiosity. Haeckel continues to resound in our minds today.