>I think, Chris, that you grant Johnson too much credit in his
>assertion that the invertebrate fossil record fails to clearly
>document transitional sequences. In fact, my reading leads me
>to almost the opposite conclusion -- the invertebrate fossil
>record yields a richer source of data concerning transitions
>than does the vertebrate record.
Do not lose sight of the larger picture, people. Johnson claims
there are no transitionals in the invertebrate fossil record. Chris
then uses Darwinian evolution (DE) to explain why this is expected
from DE. His explanations sounds reasonable and plausible. But
now Wesley tells us there are transitionals. Moral to the story?
DE is so plastic, so blob-like, and so unfalsifiable that it can even
be used to come up with rational explanations for states that do not
exist. Now....let that sink in.
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