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Gaps everywhere in the history of life

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As Günter Bechly puts it:

I have been introducing the subject of a mystery that bothered Charles Darwin himself (see here). The abrupt origin of flowering plants is by no means an exception to the rule. Instead, it is representative of a general pattern in the history of life and the fossil record. In all groups of organisms, in all regions of the Earth, and over all periods of Earth history, new groups and new body plans appear abruptly in the fossil record, mostly without any potential precursors in the older layers (Bechly & Meyer 2017).

Günter Bechly, “Darwin’s “Abominable Mystery” Is Not Alone: Gaps Everywhere!” at Evolution News and Science Today (June 12, 2021)

People who don’t like hearing about that so often resort to abuse because it’s like mentioning that the elephant in the room is not a stuffed toy.

2 Replies to “Gaps everywhere in the history of life

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    martin_r says:

    let me add another gap:

    from a mainstream (Darwinian) magazine

    “Tracking the Origin of Dinosaurs”

    “Almost everyone is familiar with the ongoing debate surrounding the extinction of the non-avian dinosaurs 65 million years ago, but the discussion over where dinosaurs came from in the first place is often overlooked. Hypotheses of dinosaur origins have been just as controversial as those of triggers for the end-Cretaceous mass extinction, but during the past few decades numerous new discoveries have helped scientists better understand the early evolution of dinosaurs. ”

    (of course, Darwinists still have no clue, just added few more just-so-stories)

    https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/tracking-the-origin-of-dinosaurs-70638045/

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    BobRyan says:

    There are not just the gaps from before, but between as well. Apparently, without a single fossil showing the mutations, whales went from water to land to water. They find a few fossils from what they believe to be millions of years apart, and jump to the conclusion without any evidence to support their claim. Over the course of millions of years, Great Ice Ages come and go. Ice moves dirt, which does impact how much earth is on top of the fossils. We do not have the technology to get us close to the right time-frame of when anything from the ancient past died.

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