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Why Eyes Did Not Evolve in the Back of the Head

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In a recent Scientific American (July, 2009) “Ask the Experts” column, evolutionist S. Jay Olshansky explains why humans have not evolved eyes in the back of the head. Olshansky makes the argument that (i) natural selection is limited to those designs that just happen to arise and (ii) what happens to arise is not driven by need. In other words, we don’t have eyes in the back of the head not because they wouldn’t be useful, but because early versions never happened to arise there in the first place.  Read more
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@bornagain Heh, I don't wonder. It's spiritual (willing) ignorance on the part of those who choose to reject the Truth. Materialism is a rather convenient, albeit dishonest world view.IRQ Conflict
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I've often wondered why Darwinists themselves never seem to question the fact that there are not the billions of failed experiments in the fossil record that should be there is Evolution was true. What do we find? "In virtually all cases a new taxon appears for the first time in the fossil record with most definitive features already present, and practically no known stem-group forms." Fossils and Evolution, TS Kemp - Curator of Zoological Collections, Oxford University, Oxford Uni Press, p246, 1999 The appearance of "forward eyes" was at the base of the Cambrian: Evolution vs. Trilobites - Prof. Andy McIntosh - video http://www.metacafe.com/watch/4032589 further notes: Evolution Vs. The Miracle Of The Eye - Molecular Animation - video http://www.metacafe.com/watch/4189562 Evolution vs The Eye - Miracle Or Mistake? - article http://docs.google.com/Doc?docid=0AYmaSrBPNEmGZGM4ejY3d3pfMThmd25mdjRocQbornagain77
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