So this meme has been going around:


While I could be described as a creationist, I see big problems with this argument. For example:


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In nature, there are many instances in which you have one species low on the evolutionary chain and another that presumably evolved from it, though all of the presumed intermediary species now exist only as fossils. There are also many instances in which many of the intermediary species are still thriving. Whether or not the intermediary species are still alive means nothing. If there were no fossil evidence of the existence of early humans or proto-humans, that might be something, but we actually have extensive evidence establishing the existence of such creatures. Even if that were not the case, though, as theists so frequently say, lack of evidence is not evidence.