Scientists debate whether ctenophores are the earliest animals to appear in the Cambrian explosion. If so, they arrived with multiple tissues, a nervous system, and a digestive system.
While the old guard digs in its heels, younger researchers tend to bring an open and “exploratory” attitude to his presentations, says Professor Behe.
The perpetuation of Darwinian ideology comes at the cost of truly grappling with the profound nature of the question of biological origins.
At a conference, says Miller, “I removed two parts from a mousetrap (leaving just the base, spring, and hammer), and used that 3-part device as a functional tie-clip.”
If cichlid evolution is a central paradigm in evolutionary biology, then Darwinism’s sphere of explanatory inference is too small to matter.