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  • The Aquatic Ape Theory

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    ago in Africa, a man/ape primate ventured about in the wooded areas. (Morgan, 1982) “My thesis is that a branch of this primitive ape-stock was forced by competition from life in the trees to feed on the sea-shores and to hunt for food, shellfish, sea-urchins etc.”, quoted from Alister Hardy. For the need of food, shelter, space, and resources, the hominid relocated from its traditional environment of the tree, toward water. As evident today, many species of monkeys and apes seek these resources

  • Savanna Theory Versus Aquatic Ape Theory of Human Evolution

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    Savanna Theory Versus Aquatic Ape Theory of Human Evolution The evolution of man is constantly in question. While we are reasonably sure that modern humans and primates are both related to the same common ancestor, there is constant debate over what initially caused the two species to split into early hominids and apes. According to some, our longest and most popular theory on the division of man and ape is profoundly wrong. However, those same individuals usually offer an equally controversial

  • Reaction Paper

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    of perception and Koffka aimed to prove how more efficient their theory has proven to be. Perception under this school of thought denies any theoretical meaning, the concept does not suggest anything that is brought fourth through the imagination or through mere thought it bears a concrete definition. He explores three psychological principles, sensation, association, and attention. And he points out a key feature of how their theory introduces a statistical method to predict infinite amount of associations

  • Evidence to Support Darwin’s Theory of Evolution

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    There are many reasons why people should believe in Darwin’s Theory of Evolution. One of the more compelling reasons is the anatomical similarities between different species. Still another reason to accept Darwin’s Theory is the geographic distribution of species, meaning that certain plants and animals have evolved in specific ways to meet the needs of their isolated environments. Another reason to support the theory of evolution is the fossil record of change over time throughout earlier species

  • Evolution -Them-to Us

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    within today’s society. Scientists have a host of different theories pertaining to man’s inhabitance of earth. Many disagreements arise between scientists who have different beliefs pertaining to where and how mankind arose. One such argument is the conflict involving the theory of evolution versus the theory of creation. After extensive scientific research, it is apparent that the theory of evolution is correct. Evolution is the theory that life arose by natural processes at an early stage of the

  • The Aquatic Ape Hypothesis (AAH)

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    discoveries in biology to date, capable of unlocking our past and answering questions of how we became the way we are. However, our understanding of human evolution is hindered when pseudoscientific ideas refuses to yield to legitimate theories. One such idea is the aquatic ape hypothesis (AAH) which attempts to explain a number of human adaptations with the single explanation of a semi-aquatic ancestor. Proponents use incorrect “facts” and logical fallacies such as straw men, appeals to authority, and

  • Analysis Of Common Ground By Barbara Smuts

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    Smuts, points out the main differences between humans and apes, such as our upright stance, large brains, and capacity for spoken language and abstract reasoning. However, the main point of this article is to emphasize the many similarities that apes share with us. Smuts goes into great detail about how human social and emotional tendencies are very reflective in the family of apes. The idea that humans could possibly have evolved from apes was thought impossible until about 150 years. Charles Darwin

  • Against The World Essay: God Against The World

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    firmly believe that God created the earth. The Bible says in the beginning God created the heavens and the earth (To, A. God-Centered Approach). Science says that the earth was created by a massive explosion of light and energy, known as the “Big Bang Theory” ("Did God Create the Universe?”). According to the Bible, God made us, we did not make ourselves. According to science, there was a hydrogen atom that steadily grew over many centuries, and man developed. The Bible says

  • Falsified Evidence In Charles Darwin's Theory Of Evolution

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    Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution is known worldwide to be flawless and perfect. However, this theory has not only a few errors, but also contains falsified evidence. Evidence such as, the Archaeoraptor, Piltdown Man, and the Peppered Moth. Based on the errors in evolution, Evolution should not be accepted by the scientific community. Intelligent professors choose to ignore obvious facts and choose to believe in such a theory. They attempt to indoctrinate false lies into young college students

  • Human Evolution

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    human beings. Humans evolved from apes because of their similarities. This can be shown in the evidence that humans had a decrease in the size of the face and teeth that evolved. Early humans are classified in ten different types of families. Creationists believe that humans were always humans. Humans are classified in the mammalian family Primates. In this arrangement, humans, along with our extinct close ancestors, and our nearest living relatives, the African apes, are sometimes placed together in