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Mutations, the Direction of Evolution, and Scientific Carefulness

As usual, Dr. Robert Carter’s video breaks down a complex and otherwise confusing subject in a way that is both informative and enjoyable. You can find the print version he wrote on

While many, if not most, popular-level discussions of evolution do their best to gloss over this reality, the only mechanism for evolution that can be scientifically argued for is mutations. But all you have to do is move out of the realm of the comic book to know these mistakes are not good things in the real world.

Today’s video discusses one of the rescue devices evolutionary biologists will turn to for enough change to build up in a genome to suddenly flower into a new type of organism.

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This particular discussion also concludes with a careful scientific response to the reaction the original paper has sparked among the scientific community. In real time we can see how biblical creatonists are genuine and thoughtful scientists.


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Written by Cheri Fields

Hi, I’m Cheri Fields: 2nd generation homeschooling mom of seven, wife, writer, and science lover. There is a wealth of information available to help people see how trustworthy God and His testimony in the Bible is. The key is to explain concepts simply so they can be understood by anyone. This is my goal, and I’ve had a lot of fun tackling areas where the world tests our faith.

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