RE: [asa] Dawkins on the fossil record

From: gordon brown <Gordon.Brown@Colorado.EDU>
Date: Mon Dec 14 2009 - 13:43:03 EST

On Mon, 14 Dec 2009, Dehler, Bernie wrote:

>
> Randy quoted:
> ?The same is true, mutatis mutandis, of the so-called Y-chromosomal Adam,
> the patrilineal common ancestor for all Y chromosomes in men living today,
> who lived around 60,000 years ago, that is, some 100,000 years after
> Mitochondrial Eve.?
>
>  
>
> Oops- that means Eve was created way before Adam?
>

I think that people who want to make apologetic hay out of this take
Y-chromosomal Adam to be Noah. This argument requires an anthropologically
universal flood.

Gordon Brown (ASA member)

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