Any of us can point to certain pivotal events in our past that need not have occurred, but did.
He touches on other biological explosions, including the Avalon explosion, the Triassic explosion, and the origin of flowering plants.
Paleontologist Günter Bechly was a proponent of Darwinism until he discovered significant scientific reasons to doubt the evolutionary story.
Among the tenets of theistic evolution is the idea that humans evolved from a large population of ape-like creatures.
He raises a psychological question about how people come to adopt their preferred picture of reality.