Science and Creationism

Geoff Read at NIWA.CRI.NZ
Wed Apr 3 13:55:05 CST 2002

> The content of the 1999 US Academies of National Sciences illustrates the
> pitfalls of presenting and teaching evolution as a doctrine. In defense of
> evolution as a doctrine of beliefs, the Academies present overwater
> colonization of Hawaii and Galapagos as a fact whereas it is simply a
> theoretical postulate based on Darwinian assumptions about the
> uninformativeness of distribution patterns.

So ... their statement (below) is untrue, unproven, or what?

"The Hawaiian Islands are far from any mainland or other islands, and on the
basis of geological evidence they never have been attached to other  lands."

  Geoff Read < at>

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