There is much evidence for evolution. I'll list some major points and the types of evidence that support these ideas.
1) The Earth is old enough for evolution from simple organisms to have occurred. We know this through carbon dating, the occurrence of redshift (the universe is very old), known rates of genetic mutation, etc.
2) The occurrence of certain traits (I'm really talking about alleles, but I want to keep this answer as terminology-free as possible.) can change from generation to generation within a population. This is known as microevolution, and is the "raw material" for macroevolution (large changes) to occur.
3) The fossil record shows intermediate forms, which must have existed if evolution happens. The evolution of whales from land mammals is one such lineage for which this fossil evidence is particularly good.
This list is by no means exhaustive and doesn't hit the full depth of the available evidence, but I think it does show that there is a breadth of evidence which I find fairly impressive.
humans , on average are taller then we were even 200 years ago. that's one and there are many others.
by Timothy Donnelly 6 years ago
There’s a link below for starters, folks.Watch it first, and then go on with your reckoning. It goes by the title: The Fossil Record, Dr. Don Patton, Ph.D. It can be be seen on YouTube.com at this address: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=pl … mmngKew5EE Happy hunting. I’ll check in...
by thetruthhurts2009 8 years ago
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by A Troubled Man 5 years ago
There is no dispute on evolution.It's one of the best understood, thoroughly tested scientific facts ever.No aspect of it at all is based on anything but sound, evidence-based, science.The current Pope accepts evolution, the previous Pope did, the one before him did. The current Bishop of...
by Bon Leofon 2 years ago
IS there any Fossil Proof for evolution? Has Evolution really happened? IS there any Fossil Proof for evolution?Has Evolution really happened or is just a logical inter relational between creatures? Because we don't have any fossil which is intermediate between two creature best example...
by boyatdelhi 5 years ago
Isn't evolution just a theory that remains unproven?
by countrywomen 9 years ago
To discredit evolution one of the common questions raised was the absence of the "missing" link and this scientific discovery may strengthen the theory of evolution.
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