Neil A. Campbell, Phd in plant biology from the University of California, and Jane B. Reece, phD in bacteriology who is also from the University of California. They and their colleagues discuss the theory of evolution in length in their textbook Biology.
In the textbook they discuss charles Darwin, who was an english naturalist who persuade his life to studying the origins of earth and all of its complex life.Darwin is known as the father of evolution. “He journeyed to the galapagos island in the pacific ocean, on the H.M.S Beagle. Here is where he studied the adaptation of different plants and animals” (qtd in campbell et al. 441). At the conclusion of his trip he returned home and wrote his book On the Origin of species. By Mean of Natural Selection or the Preservation of Favoured in the Struggle for Life (campbell et al. 441).
According to Campbell natural selection is the driving force behind the evolution theory. Over time natural selection can force more and more species to adapt to the environment changing as well. Evolutionist believe that all the species ...
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Evolution violates this fundamental premise as it cannot be directly observed or repeated.
Evolutionists contend that genetic variation brought about by natural selection is
observable proof for evolution. However, this is a post-hoc fallacy. Such variation only
proves that there is variation among species. It does not show that new genes or
information was formed. No species has been observed changing into another, currently
or in the fossil record. Certainly, organisms adapt through microevolution, but this does
not mean that they will eventually become a separate species. Although scientists claim
to find proof of evolution in both homology and the fossil record, counter evidence has
surfaced, leading scientists to research irreducible complexity and its significance in the
evolution debate. For this reason, evolution remains only a theory.
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