The largest animals that ever lived defy simple evolutionary stories.
In a previous article I described how scientific training can condition some scientists’ minds to resist the evidence in nature for intelligent design.
Darwin himself realized that any kind of significant saltational change would imply a miracle-like intelligent intervention.
The changes involved in adapting a generic mammalian template into a whale are certainly not all simple, independent, single-letter changes.
Design advocates have the advantage of looking at both sides of the origins debate.