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Scientific and historical evidence does not support the theory of evolution

The view of human evolution itself is as old as when man first began to form philosophies of the process. The Greek philosophers such as Anaximander postulated the development of life from non-life and the evolutionary descent of man from animal, such as apes.

Biological evolution which concentrates on the emergence of homo sapiens as a distinct species from other hominans, great apes and placental mammals is known as human evolution. At present there is great debate on this subject and a wide range of research seeking to understand and describe how this change occurred. The study of human evolution encompasses many scientific disciplines especially the fields of physical anthropology, linguistics and genetics. In terms of human evolution "human" refers to the genus Homo, but studies of human evolution usually include other hominins, such as australopithecines.

  • Consistent
  • Parsimonious
  • Useful
  • Empirically testable and falsifiable
  • Based on multiple observations
  • Correctable
  • Progressive
  • Provisional

Although it can be proven that Intelligent design fulfils many of these criteria, typical objections include the lacks consistency violation of the principle of parsimony, not scientifically useful, is not falsifiable, is not empirically testable, and is not correctable, dynamic, tentative or progressive.  Another criticism of this theory is that there has been a failure to follow the procedures of scientific discourse and the failure to submit work to the scientific community that withstands scrutiny.  To date, the intelligent design movement has yet to have an article published in a peer-reviewed scientific journals.

Darwin's theory of evolution has been widely accepted across the globe as the main theory of evolution, until recently with the emergence of the intelligent design theory of evolution.  Although both theories provide a viable option for the development of living creatures across the millennia, there are several drawbacks in both theories.  Additionally it can be said that the genetic code of all living organisms contains a number of redundancies.  If Darwin's theory of evolution is maintained, that what is the purpose of these redundancies, and should they not be eliminated if they are not useful?  Scientific research has shown that some of the genetic codes which do not directly code for a phenotypical feature have been involved in control mechanisms and regulation of molecular processes.  This also points to the view that intelligent design is at work even at the most complex level.

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