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Palmer Study Course On Intelligent Design: Human Exceptionalism 6, Part 2

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In this session, we explore the best known “Just-So” story of all, “Ape-to-Man”. Part 1 begins with the “Ape to Man” narrative, then reviews existing hominid fossils. We look at the circular reasoning Darwinists use to claim that the existence of ancient primate fossils proves humans are descended from apes. In Part 2, we consider the alleged genetic similarity between chimps and humans. Then we look at what makes humans unique in the created order.

Study Questions

Includes: “2. Because of the visible white surrounding the iris, the human eye is uniquely expressive. We never see the whites of animal eyes. Even though eyes aren’t preserved in fossils, all hominid illustrations include eyes with white that look human. What makes good stories and good illustrations a convincing substitute for proof?”

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Palmer Study Course On Intelligent Design: Human Exceptionalism, Part 1

From that course unit: Darwin claimed that bipedality would have been the first indication of apes evolving into humans. But after searching for evidence of increasing bipedality, the best scientists can do is claim that hominids were facultatively (optionally) bipedal. All apes today are facultatively bipedal. Is that a convincing argument that humans and apes are closely related? What other fossil evidence shows us the distinct difference between apes and humans?


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