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To: Erik Latranyi
If animals only adapt in the right direction, it proves intelligent design....that there is a mechanism that causes species to adapt in the right direction.

If the species adapts in the wrong direction, we should find evidence of it in the fossil records. We don't. All we find is evidence of species that adapted in the right direction.

Well, species that did not adapt have indeed gone extinct. That's the fate of 99% of all species ever to have lived and they comprises most of the fossil record.

So you are factually wrong. The remains of failed species are commonplace.

723 posted on 01/06/2009 9:58:22 AM PST by doc30 (Democrats are to morals what an Etch-A-Sketch is to Art.)
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To: doc30
The remains of failed species are commonplace.

And, once again, I ask you to show me an example.

Can you point out a species that exists today via adaptation whose lineage can be traced back to fossils, some of which that adapted in the wrong direction?

818 posted on 01/06/2009 2:59:57 PM PST by Erik Latranyi (Too many conservatives urge retreat when the war of politics doesn't go their way.)
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