The long slow development of the eye

January 21, 2013 | By | Reply More

Anti-evolutionists like to point to the eye as though it is proof that God exists, in that the eye is so complex that it requires a designer. There are many problems with this argument. For instance, just because eyes are incredibly complex doesn’t mean that “God” exists–perhaps we just don’t know enough to explain eyes. The lack of an explanation is merely the lack of an explanation.

But we actually do know a lot about the evolution of eyes, as David Attenborough explains in this 3-minute video.


Category: Evolution

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Erich Vieth is an attorney focusing on consumer law litigation and appellate practice. He is also a working musician and a writer, having founded Dangerous Intersection in 2006. Erich lives in the Shaw Neighborhood of St. Louis, Missouri, where he lives half-time with his two extraordinary daughters.

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