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.”
Materialists who purport to explain the origin of nature’s complexity by smuggling in information unwittingly demonstrate the need for intelligent design.
That the same fossils can be attributed to at least six different phyla of marine invertebrates as well as terrestrial fungi really should give reason to pause.
Even Evans et al. (2021) themselves admitt that “phylogenetic affinities for most of the Ediacara Biota remain enigmatic.”
If identified as an animal, it would “predate the Cambrian explosion of bilaterian animal phyla as a kind of ‘advance guard.’”