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Stupid Creationist Quote of the Week

Today we have comments by two commenters at UD. First up is a commenter named Barb. Barb left a rather lengthy comment talking about Lucy. The part that earned her a “stupid creationist quote” award is this: The paucity of fossil evidence makes knowing all of human evolutionary history impossible. The best evidence for Lucy […]

Note to DaveScot: Hominin Fossils Would Fill a Coffin Many Times Over

Over at UD DaveScot makes a claim profoundly at odds with reality (no surprise there, eh). Specifically, in the thread that about MacCallum’s PLOS article Davescot says: All the hominid fossils we have wouldn’t fill a single coffin. I guess DaveScot doesn’t know that over 400 Neanderthal fossils have been discovered. Many such as at […]

Intelligent Design and Human Evolution: Part II (One from the Archives)

Having provided the necessary background (which Luskin conviniently omitted) I continued my series… Turning to the next section is like a breath of fresh air – even though it’s completely wrong at least it’s capable of being understood.

Redating the Vindija Fossils

Keat’s Telescope and John Hawks both have write ups of the redating of some of the Vindija Cave Neanderthal material. A little background. Map of Croatia North of the City of Zagreb lies the city of Krapina. Some 15 miles further north lies Vindija cave.

Intelligent Design and Human Evolution: Part II

Turning to the next section is like a breath of fresh air – even though it’s completely wrong at least it’s capable of being understood. Limitations of Paleoanthropological Methods, Datasets, and Studies In this sections Luskin purports to critique palaeoanthropology. He starts out with a quote by Gould to the effect that “most hominid fossils…are […]