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Mysteries In Science
http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=...

The Young Age of the Earth
http://www.veoh.com/browse/videos/catego...

The Origin of Man by Dr. Duane Gish
http://www.strimoo.com/video/14877425/Th...

Skull Fossils - As Empty as the Evolutionary Theory
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Yu5jN897kM

Neanderthals - Smarter Than We Thought
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xxL636n3w2o

Creation In The 21st Century - Our Young Moon 1 of 3
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5i3jtYx7NMk

The "Dark Cloud" of the Big Bang
http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=8903287973124207940&ei=znTFScGOApzE-gHD6IHBCg&q=Dr+Robert+gentry&hl=en

Why do creationists feel sorry for delusionists?
http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=d4b_1214585502

Today's World Population Debunks Evolution- Dr. Carl Baugh
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wWxqzNM76jE

Creation In The 21st Century -- Noah's Ark and Jesus 1 of 3 (Parallel)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FQg67H4GK1o
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  • Mia answered 5 years ago
    29 lines of evidence for evolution and yes that includes macroevolution
    http://rationalwiki.com/wiki/The_incontr...

    Loads and loads of evidence from paleontology and the fossil record
    http://www.talkorigins.org/faqs/faq-tran...


    Some other examples

    Anatomical homologies - Throughout the domains of life organisms show a distinct pattern of constraints based on homology in development and construction of the body. For example, tetrapods have five digits because the ancestor of tetrapods had five digits. When a tetrapod does not seem to have five obvious digits, a review of their development shows that they start development with five and that they fuse together later to form fewer numbers.

    DNA and RNA code - Almost all organisms use the same three-letter code for translating RNA into proteins. There are variations, such as the code used by mitochondria and some bacteria and fungi, but the differences are only minor. Regardless of the slight differences, all organisms use the same coding mechanism for translating the code into amino acid sequences.

    Endogenous retroviral insertions - Ancient retroviruses inserted inactivated viral genes into genomes. For a retrovirus to be inherited in all members of a species, a series of highly improbable events must occur. The virus must insert into a gamete cell and it must mutate so it is inactive. That gamete cell must be used to make an embryo that lives to reproduce and whose genome fixates into the population at random location in the genome. This rare event is usually species specific.

    Pseudogenes - Shared errors are a powerful argument for a common source. If two books describe the same concept in similar language, it's possible they just both converged on the same wording. However, if they both share the same grammar or spelling errors it becomes improbable to assume that they did not derive from a common source. There are genes that no longer code for a protein due to a mutation or error. Species often share the same pseudogene with the same inactivating mutation. A famous example of this is the L-gulonolactone oxidase that synthesizes vitamin C. All simians including humans share one pseudogene of inactivated L-gulonolactone oxidase, but the guinea pig has a different pseudogene indicating a different mutation.

    Embryology - The pharyngula stage of embryonic development appears to be highly conserved. At this stage, it is difficult to tell the difference between various vertebrate species. This conserved state screams common ancestry, and the field of evolutionary development has expanded our knowledge of developmental genes and their consequent embryo ontogeny to amazing levels of detail, all thanks to acknowledging common descent.

    Chromosome fusion - Gene fusion or chromosome fusion is when two chromosomes are spliced together. As an example, chimpanzees have one more chromosome than humans do. If the two species share a common ancestor, scientists should be able to figure out what happened to that chromosome. Researchers have found that chromosome 2 in humans is actually the fusion of two separate chimpanzee chromosomes. At the end of each chromosome is a marker called a telomere, which usually appears only on the ends. In human chromosome 2 it also appears in the center, marking where the two ends fused.

    Convergence - The phylogenetic trees constructed using anatomical homology, DNA homology, pseudogenes, endogenous retroviral insertions, and many other methods all converge on a similar looking tree. There are slight differences but the general relationships of the trees are intact. If any of these methods were flawed, they would not converge on the same tree.

    http://rationalwiki.com/wiki/The_incontr...
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  • P'quaint! answered 5 years ago
    All answers by Evolutionists so far lack clarity! They fail to provide concrete examples.

    What are fossils? Only relics of what had been! The cause of their extinction could be anybody's guess! Why to presume that they could have 'evolved' into another species and hence became redundant?!?

    To avoid answering, they always say that it takes 'millions' years for a new specie to evolve! Fine! By that logic, shouldn't we see new species every now and then...that started changing millions years from now?!? Have we?

    Whatever changes we see are all manmade...scientists taking apart the constituents and putting them together in different combinations and permutations. Is that really Evolution? Its just playing around with material already available...

    We have all read Science books in schools...all they prove is presence of Man's curious mind...to think things through...experiment...and of interference.

    True, Life Sciences have made great progress in unravelling our genetic make-up and all that...it has also caused great harms by giving birth to many hitherto unknown disorders/disease too...
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  • Gregory answered 5 years ago
    there is no evidence

    lucy is not evidence of evolution
    http://www.harunyahya.com/nas09.php


    The fact that Australopithecus cannot be considered an ancestor of man is also accepted by evolutionist sources. The well-known French magazine Science et Vie made this its cover story of its May 1999 issue. The story dealt with Lucy, the best-known fossil specimen of Australopithecus afarensis, under the title "Adieu Lucy," and wrote of the need to remove Australopithecus from the human family tree. The article, based on the discovery of a new Australopithecus, code number St W573, stated:

    A new theory states that the genus Australopithecus is not the root of the human race… The results arrived at by the only woman authorized to examine St W573 are different from the normal theories regarding mankind's ancestors: this destroys the hominid family tree. Large primates, considered the ancestors of man, have been removed from the equation of this family tree… Australopithecus and Homo (human) species do not appear on the same branch. Man's direct ancestors are still waiting to be discovered.11

    Scientific findings have proven the evolutionist assumptions regarding Lucy, the best-known example of the genus Australopithecus, to be unfounded. In its February 1999 issue, the well-known French scientific magazine Science et Vie accepted this in an article entitled "Adieu Lucy," and confirmed that Australopithecus cannot be considered an ancestor of man.
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  • Gazoo answered 5 years ago
    Here is my list. There is more, I just tried to stick with the easy to understand ones.

    * Fossils - the order can be determined by stratification alone (no radiological dating) it is unarguable and life started simple and got more complex. Here is a simple chart to show what I mean: http://pubs.usgs.gov/gip/fossils/success...
    * Circular species. Meaning that it geographically evolved in two geographic directions with interbreeding possible between all steps but not the two ends. The two ends are actually separate species. Example: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/evolution/librar...
    * Mitochondrial DNA regressive studies. - This comes only from your mother and the only changes to it are through mutations. These mutations occur at a known rate, and converge world wide 150,000 years ago give or take. If Eve (6000 years ago) was the only female, it would be almost identical world wide. It is not. The flood gives a second bottleneck that matches the facts even less well.
    * Geographic distribution of related species. Meaning related species are usually near each other.
    * Wisdom Teeth - there isn't room on your jaw for them anymore.
    * Your little toe - totally useless. Nice intelligent design here.
    * Your appendix - totally useless now but it does digest cellulose in other species.
    * Your inner eyelids - They don't even work now, but they do for lots of other animals like house cats. Bet you didn't even know you had 'em.
    * Vestigial DNA - meaning chromosomes that we have but don't use, but that are used in other species. We have several that other primates use but are totally useless to us.
    * The fact that we share so much DNA among species
    * There are no wild milk cows. They evolved through artificial selection and are totally man made.
    * Different breeds of dogs, cats, livestock.
    * Viruses and bacteria evolve quickly and you can actually see it. This is why you need a new flu shot every year.
    * Your tail bone. It is even not that uncommon to be born with a tail.
    * Goosebumps - this would be useful if we had fur because it fluffs it and makes more insulation. For us it is worthless.
    * The hair standing up on your neck when you are frightened. Animals use this to make themselves look bigger. Doesn't work when you walk upright and don't have fur.
    * The fact that humans have gotten measurably and heritability taller since the 1600s
    * The fact that humans jaw have gotten measurably and heritability smaller since the 1600s
    * The fact that humans little toes have gotten measurably and heritability smaller since the 1600s
    * Human lower back problems. Your back is intelligently designed to have support from your shoulders.
    * Transitional fossils - here are several lists: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_tra...
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  • Rama answered 5 years ago
    They don't have any evidence of Humans from Apes,its if you read the History that darwin only predicted that human from Monkeys and next day in News paper the catoon of darwin image with half monkey is Published.well some of Scientists have a proof of fossils and theories with Ardipithecus.
    any way you forget to Notice one thing the humans are the only organisms to move with Two legs think about the Past in forests,four legs movement predators are very fast and how do the humans survive and reach the top of earth Eccosystem..think about this
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  • Sage answered 5 years ago
    Museums, universities, libraries, digs and many other places full of evidence and facts.

    But for BAD christians is must surely be that the christian churches say that creationists and ID believers are deeply flawed thinkers!!

    The Pope, Catholic Church, Church of England and mainstream churches all accept the big bang and evolution!!

    Lord Carey the former Archbishop of Canterbury put it rather well – “Creationism is the fruit of a fundamentalist approach to scripture, ignoring scholarship and critical learning, and confusing different understandings of truth”!!
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  • jpopelish answered 5 years ago
    There are several large and separate areas of evidence that all complement each other.

    The first one recognized was that all life can be sorted into an order that links many similar forms together into small groups, and those groups into larger but a bit less similar groups, etc. For instance, all the different varieties of dogs, wolves and foxes are a lot more similar in their construction details than any of them are to any other kinds of animals. Same with cats, lions tigers, bobcats, etc. But those two groups are similar to lots of other groups of four legged animals that bear live young (do not lay eggs), feed their young with milk, have fur and all have very similar skeletal structures. We call this larger group mammals. But all mammals also have lots of more basic structural similarities with other egg laying, four legged animals like crocodiles and lizards. Each of the grouping levels indicates relatedness, but as the groupings get larger, there is less similarities in the details. This sorting scheme is completely consistent with all these animals being part of a historic family tree, with more similar examples sharing a common ancestor more recently and less similar examples having been changing longer since they last shared a common ancestor. This evidence was available long before Darwin, waiting for someone to realize what it meant.

    Then there is the developmental evidence. As animals build themselves from a single fertilized egg, they go through a very similar sequence of developmental changes, with most of the big differences taking place late in the sequence. A one week old chicken embryo looks a lot like a one week old horse embryo or a one week old human embryo. This evidence is consistent with animals evolving into different forms by changes (mutations) in the building plan that they use to construct themselves.

    There is fossil evidence that allows us to order, in time, the appearance of different forms. This fossil sequence very accurately mirrors the relatedness and common ancestry that shows up in the groupings based on physical similarity. It helps define what the last common ancestors looked like for any pair of modern forms you want to compare and adds independent timing details to the process. This is where the entirely separate geochemical radioisotope rock dating puts real age data onto the sequences.

    The most recent category of evidence is our ability to sequence DNA from living things or recently dead remains to see how they are similar and how they are different. And guess what? The DNA similarities track in parallel to the structural similarities if the parts of the DNA that produces proteins or enzymes. But it turns out that most DNA in any life form is just a lot of junk that does not do any thing very important or maybe, anything at all. It just goes along for the ride. So mutations in that junk do not cause any noticeable changes in the life forms, positive or negative. So they are not discarded or amplified, depending on the reproductive success of individuals. This makes them a sort of clock (assuming that mutations happen randomly, whether the DNA is used or junk. So the more differences there are in the junk DNA that two forms share, the longer it has been since they shared a common ancestor. And... wait for it... this timing scale closely tracks the estimates based on physical traits and that provided by fossil evidence.

    So all these different categories of evidence all reinforce each other to confirm the likeliness of the validity of the theory of evolution. There is no evidence available that does not fit into the explanation of the theory.

    The theory of evolution is now, because of all the confirming evidence, the foundation of all medical and biological science and the basis of a billion dollar a year industry that artificially evolves life forms to order.

    I hope this addresses your question.

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    Regards,

    John Popelish
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  • jl answered 5 years ago
    Evolution just means that organisms change to survive the environment they're in. If the environmental change is very sudden, the organism will die.
    Most evidence lies in how much the DNA of different species has in common rather than their differences, making it possible to trace how long ago we had a common ancestor.
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  • Ricardo answered 5 years ago
    Fossils by the millions, and thousands of transitional fossils that fundies seem to be unable to see, the evolution of microscopic entities, viruses, bacteria, cells, the living fossils of today, tuatara for one, the lungfish as a transitional creature, not even a fossil and on and on.
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  • Carbon 14 answered 5 years ago
    Transitive fossils, Human Edrogenous retroviruses, Human Chromosome #2, Birds, Atavism, Neanderthal Genome, Biochemistry, The phylogenetic Tree, species diversity, animals symbiosis, Archeoptryx (the bird-lizard), vestigials organs, and oganelles, and parasites.

    You want a direct example. Influenza.
    Every year we must take new flu vaccinations because
    the influenza bug has adapted to our medication, new virulent
    strains become attacking human hosts.
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  • What exactly is the evidence to evolution?
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  • RAO M.K. answered 5 years ago
    GOD.
    WE SEE THE SUN EVERYDAY. HE NEVER MISSES HIS DUTY. QUITE PUNCTUAL.
    THE MOTHER EARTH. ROTATES ROUND THE SUN EVERYDAY. CAUSES DAY AND
    NIGHT, SEASONS...
    WE ARE SEEING SO MANY CELESTIAL BODIES IN THE SKY EACH NIGHT.
    HOW WERE THEY FORMED.......IT IS A BIG STORY COVERING MILLIONS OF
    YEARS... OUR AGE IS ONLY HUNDRED YEARS AT THE MAXIMUM. WE CAN'T
    EXPLORE INTO THESE SECRETS.

    WE HAVE LANDED ON THE MOON.... FOUND WATER AND ICE THERE. SO FAR
    CHARLES DARWIN'S THEORY SEEMS TO BE CORRECT TO SOME EXTENT,
    IF NOT FULLY. IT MAY TAKE US A MILLION YEARS TO HAVE ATLEAST
    A LITTLE BIT OF THE EVIDENCE. .......WAIT TILL SUCH TIME IF YOU CAN OR
    JUST GO ON LISTENING **** AND BULL STORIES OF GODMEN WHOSE
    EVOLUTION IS BEING REVEALED IN YAHOO THROUGH PICTURES ( nityanand
    maharaj and other goons in guise of godmen ) AND THEY SAY THEY KNOW MORE
    THAN DARWIN.
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  • Pocket Protecktor answered 5 years ago
    The Study of Genetics actually "proves" evolution is real...

    Inside every cell of your body is a very complex molecule called DNA, and this complex molecule is the "secret of life..."

    When a man and a woman mate and have offspring, their genes were mixed into a new combination, and this "pairing of genes" was due to the "random meeting" of the two parents. In other words, nobody is born knowing who they are going to mix their genes with, and so "Natural Selection" (Evolution) is proved through the study of "Genetics" and "Reproduction..."

    There's more to it than that, but I can't teach you an entire semester of Upper Division Genetics in this answer, but suffice it to say that Evolution is no longer taught as a theory, it is now taught in every University in the world as "fact..."
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  • Die Schwarze Sonne answered 5 years ago
    Evolution is a fact but...

    Around 10,000 years ago mankind made a jump from being savage hunter gathers into a rich culture bearing society in Ancient Sumeria.

    There was outside influence and the war of knowledge vs censorship rages on.
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  • the_stanmeister answered 5 years ago
    Wow u gotta lotta answers to go through, anyway carrots where white but dutch bread em to orange and potato's poisonous and they bread some cows to have huge mussels (seriously u gotta Google these cows they are enormous)
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  • SETFREEBYJESUS answered 5 years ago
    spend some time in "answersingenesis.org" and find out the REAL truth. Evolution theory (not a theory really but just a hypothesis) is simply the false religion of God deniers and if you take a few minutes to THINK about it you realize that mutations in DNA remove information, they don't add it.
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  • Thinker N answered 5 years ago
    The multitude of transitional fossils..

    If you refuse to see the evidence, or do research, or accept mainstream scientific facts, you're not only an intellectual bigot, but also a dishonest fool..
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  • You're Awesome answered 5 years ago
    http://www.livescience.com/animals/green...

    this is pretty good evidence. a species of slug found in new england actually adopted DNA from the algea that it eats and produces its own chlorophyll. as long as you shine a light on them for 12 hours a day they dont have to eat... only species of multicellular(nonplant) species in the world that can do this, and is obvious and has been shown that it actually changed its DNA and adopted the DNA from its food... there is much more but this is the most interesting one that ive found and is currently happening.
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  • Purportedly Magic Jew answered 5 years ago

    Source(s):

    Look at those thumbs down go! Reality-deniers...

    http://www.rationalskepticism.org/
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  • in a handbasket answered 5 years ago
    Here is a link to an interesting site with articles on evolution.
    http://evolution.berkeley.edu/evolibrary...
    This topic is not something that can be thoroughly addressed in a couple of paragraphs.
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  • M to the R still in your face answered 5 years ago
    The British Natural History museum is your friend
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  • Devilishly Sexy MasterMinD answered 5 years ago
    There's evidence from genetics, paleontology, fossil records, comparative anatomy, vestigial structures, geographical distribution, molecular variance patterns, observed speciation and adaption, complex iteration and so on.....

    Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Evidence_of...
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  • lainiebsky answered 5 years ago
    http://evolution.berkeley.edu/evolibrary...

    http://www.gate.net/~rwms/EvoEvidence.ht...

    Start reading.

    If you want some specific examples, human chromosome 2 and the Gulo gene are pretty strong evidence.
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  • TheGoldenGael answered 5 years ago
    Look at the photos put up by the other answerers to this question. That is the evidence that most of the adherents of Atheism and Evolution have evolved into imbeciles.
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  • Paul Hxyz answered 5 years ago
    You have got to be kidding.

    Molecular biology, game over.

    To "tuberoot": there is proof - it has been observed happening in real time. Like I said, "game over".
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  • Christian sinner answered 5 years ago
    I think there is a lot of evidence. Just not any proof. One evidence might be what they present when they talk about it, whether it's archaeology or molecular biology. I do not think it's fair to deny there is evidence of evolution. It's just that the evolutionists want there only to be their explanation, and no one else's are allowed.
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  • Rawr! it means i love u in dino answered 5 years ago
    Look it up on google. You'll find like 1000000 stuff.
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  • Dreamstuff Entity answered 5 years ago
    * The basics of evolution: http://evolution.berkeley.edu/

    * Examples of ridiculous creationist anti-science: http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=...

    * Examples of creationist quote mining (like quoting part of a scientists' sentence to make it sound like he's saying something completely different): http://www.talkorigins.org/faqs/quotes/m...

    * Scientific American's 15 answers to creationist nonsense: http://www.sciam.com/article.cfm?id=15-answers-to-creationist

    * The evolutionary tree: http://www.dhushara.com/book/evol/trevol.jpg

    * Hominid species: http://www.talkorigins.org/faqs/homs/species.html

    * Transitional fossils: http://www.talkorigins.org/indexcc/CC/CC200.html

    * A comprehensive list of evolution resources: http://richarddawkins.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=19713
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  • anotherone773 answered 5 years ago
    Even though you won't read it here is proof of evolution:

    http://www.stuff.co.nz/environment/22548...

    http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/...

    Source(s):

    Atheist
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  • the re - chosen one answered 5 years ago
    The lack of transitional fossils point to the missing link as being the Intelligent Designer who made the genetic changes to these lifeforms at the microscopic level.
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