8:04 PM Statue: Speciation is a well documented occurrence, and multiple speciation mechanisms have been identified. We can identify the aftermath of most of these mechanisms, be it in the form of vestigial centromeres, (from chromosome fusion,) duplicant chromosomes, (from polyploidy---common in certain kinds of plants,) ring speciation patterns, ERVs (retrovirus genes that demonstrate common ancestry, sometimes between widely different categories of life,) fossils, (including Tiktaalic, whale skulls with nostrils between their eyes or even on the front of their snouts, dinosaurs with four chamber hearts, clams with segmented gills, the wide variety of proto humans, etc.,) shared traits demonstrating past adaptations from different environments, (like how lungs require moisture, the laryngeal nerve detours past landmarks that would be a straight shot in fish, the human semi opposable toe and wrists that lock when new born, the human tailbone, etc.,) and more. Meanwhile, creationism fails to demonstrate the mechanism for a global flood, how that flood would create multiple geological strata, including non sedimentary strata, how it would distribute heat without boiling away, where Eden is and where we can observe the angels with the flaming swords, and more. Also, this debate is only really huge in the US and the Middle East, last I checked. Certainly not in any academic circles. Also, is "agree" for evolution or creationism? I'm marking myself as undecided for now.
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