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Ape-Human bus queue[edit]

Some mention of this argument 'here or wherever' perhaps? Anna Livia (talk) 18:36, 21 June 2021 (UTC)

Watch the birdie[edit]

Some mention of this or equivalent perhaps? Anna Livia (talk) 23:11, 29 July 2021 (UTC)


Can someone proof read my added section please?

TITLE OF SECTION: What Evolution is not

Unfortunately due to creationists, there has been bit of a misunderstanding of what the Theory of Evolution actually attempts to explain.


The origin of life. While it is true that evolution predicts that all of life on Earth is based on a common ancestor it does not explain how life has came here in the first place. Scientist try to explain the origin of life in the study of abiogenesis

It also doesn't try to explain the origin of the universe. This is under the domain of physics (specially cosmology) not biology. The most commonly accepted theory of the creation of the universe is by the Big Bang cosmology

Evolution only attempts to explain the diversity of life. That's it. Done. QED.

I am new to RationalWiki and I need practicing my writing skills. Thanks. SixtyNine (talk) 00:45, 30 July 2021 (UTC)

The idea behind the section is actually quite good and - as far as I can see - it's not actually covered in the article.
I might suggest, under the proposed heading:
"Unfortunately, "evolution" is sometimes understood to encompass the whole of science and even ethics - and this tends to be a misunderstanding common among different types of creationists.
It should be clearly understood that evolution does not explain, makes no attempt to explain and is not designed to explain:
  • The origin of the universe. This lies under the domain of physics (specially cosmology), not biology. Nevertheless scientists are working on various models of Big Bang cosmology which attempt to explain the earliest moments of the universe.
  • The origin of life. While it is true that evolution accepts that all of life on Earth is based on a common ancestor, it does not explain how life arose in the first place. Studies into the the origin of life are called abiogenesis
  • Morality. The science of evolution makes no ethical claims.
Evolution explains the diversity of life in an existing universe and in which life exists - nothing more."

Bob"Life is short and (insert adjective)" 14:29, 30 July 2021 (UTC)

Thanks SixtyNine (talk) 22:48, 31 July 2021 (UTC)
The benefits of the Wikiverse is the collaborative process/the willingness to cover each others' weaknesses (I can dislocate tables 'no problem'). Anna Livia (talk) 18:57, 2 August 2021 (UTC)

Linking snakes and mammals[edit]

Came across this - suitable for this page? (Possibly with an 'Adam and Eve and the snake' reference.) Anna Livia (talk) 13:30, 23 December 2021 (UTC)

Edgar Rice Burroughs[edit]

Would 'The Land That Time Forgot ' fit in the article (or elsewhere)? Anna Livia (talk) 17:37, 25 October 2023 (UTC)