How to debate a evolutionist part two.

Please read parts one (link) before you read this… Making scientific evidence solely support evolution is more of an agenda and strategy which is not science but is conformism. To make the evidence look like it supports evolution only, the evolutionist scientists “leave out” the information that would leave the Theory of Evolution in question. This page will be compiled of such information which will only touch the surface of how far this goes. The reason for this is because this is done so much that to list all of it would be a website in it self. And who would want to read that much anyway? So this page will consists mainly of the major lists that will give the reader an idea of what is going on. Making people believe in evolution is basically a selling game that most some evolutionists are not even aware of. Example: If you go to a used car salesman, what information will he tell you about the car, and what information will he not tell you in order to make the sale? Only the good stuff. What you will see below is that only the good stuff gets told. The bad stuff they will withhold, and in some cases even deny it. You see once you are sold on something, un-selling you on the idea is much harder.

  • The DNA percentage comparison between Man and Chimps is probably the worst of it all. According to who you talk to the difference can be anywhere from 12% to .2%, and seems to change every 6 months going up and down. But percentages are simple math, right? So why leave out the main number in which the percentage was taken from? It’s because it puts evolution into question. The number the percent comes from is 3 billion. Knowing that the number is 3 billion (3,000,000,000) makes that percent look bigger, and us as humans not as close to chimps as was implied. The object of the sale was to not allow you to see that. Ask any evolutionist why the main number is hidden, and all you will get is excuses. How well is it hidden? More than half of the evolutionist I ask don’t know that number. They had the idea sold to them and never checked up on it.
  • The immune system problem. Google the “immune system and evolution” to see if any sites address how evolution works around the immune system. You will not find one, instead what you will find is sites on how the immune system evolved. The reason they won’t address this is because the immune system actually fights change. And knowing that animals immune systems are stronger than ours shows that change would be fought even harder in the lower evolved species. Example: If the immune system were weak enough to allow the changes evolutionists claim happened, we would all die from cancer. Why? Cancer is our own cells rebelling against the system by changing. Cancer cells mutate in our systems all the time. Our immune system kills them making it to where most of us won’t get cancer. So if the immune system was weaker back in time, all offspring would be sickly if not born dead. And not many parents would make it to an age to reproduce. Extinction would be favored more so than survival. This would keep life from evolving into things as complex as humans or any other animals that are complex.
  • Interdependent systems in animals and humans. Every system in the human body is dependent upon another system in order to work. There is no explanation on how each system evolved and worked until the other systems evolved to support them. Nor is there any way for evolutionist to tell us in what order did these systems evolved. Their salesman answer to convince us is that they all evolved at the same time. Knowing that each system has a different complexity (a word they do not like), means that no two systems would require the same number of mutations. Which means no two systems would evolve in the same amount of time to even remotely evolved together as implied. So to claim this is to also claim that evolution has perfect timing. Which boarders on intelligence because how does any evolution processes keep time to when to evolve something? Telling time = intelligence.
  • They will claim that time made the layers in the geologic column. Yet they cannot demonstrate the mechanism that causes time to form and “sort” layers. Yet water, like from a flood, will sort sediments into layers when shaken in a glass every time. And because this process can be tested in a lab, and retested with the same results every time. The claim that water sorted the layers from a flood would be empirical, while time “sorting” the layers is not. Age dating is not an absolute which means other possibilities have to be considered. And because evolutionists refuse to consider anything outside of supporting evolution, the belief becomes a form of conformism. Conformism is the main reason evolution is being sold more than it’s being proven. Conformism is not science.
  • Butterflies can only be created. Putting aside the process of what makes a butterfly, and focus on the results. You would think that in the evolution process that the colors on the wings are just colors. Much like colors on the hairs of other animals and insects. But that is not the case. Butterflies have microscopic scales on their wings that work very much the same way a prism separates sun light into colors. The scales reflect light, but only a certain wavelength of that light. Which means it’s not actual color that gives the butterfly it’s beauty, but how it’s wings refracts light into wavelengths of colors. There is absolutely no pressures from the environment that would make such an ability to evolve, nor is there any intelligence in the evolution process that would cause this.
  • The human eye. It’s not so much the complexity of the eye, but the design. How does the process that allowed it to evolve know:

1) What size it should be and where to put it?
2) That clear fluid is required to fill the eye?
3) What pressure to keep the fluid so the eye will stay inflated and not become damaged (too much pressure stops blood flow, to little and the eye shrinks)?
4) What angle to make the lens that would have to match the size of the eye?
5) How to focus that lens?
6) That the image would have to be upside down and the vision center of the brain would have to correct that?
7) That each eyeball would have to follow the other when the person looks to the left or right, up or down?
8. That a blood vessel needs to be in part of the vision center area to filter out UV rays?
9) That rods and cons are needed to see in the day and night?
10) That vision has to be processed in milliseconds. Example: If it took just 3 seconds to process what you see, then you could not hit a baseball. You could not drive a car because if one pulled out in front of you and you did not see it until 3 seconds later. You already hit it.
etc…

  • The human heart… The human is not only by design, but because it is essential for life it has to be in working order when it supposedly evolved. No chance for trial and error until it evolves correctly. Here is a list of a few things that has to be exactly right or the life dies.

1) The muscle of the heart has to be a type that never grows tired. So it’s different from every other muscle in the body. If this type of muscle was not used in the supposed first evolution attempt offspring would die in less than 24 hour. And no genes of what was needed next would be passed on to correct this.
2) The heart valves have to be in place to keep blood flowing in one direction.
3) The heart valves have to be made just so, so that the opening and closing section of it does not damage blood cells. If not this will cause the body to send blood clots out which are deadly because they cause everything from strokes to organ damage by cutting off blood flow. So the heart valve has to be right the first time, or death will occur.
4) The heart rhythm has to be just right as well. Wrong rhythm and the heart will not pump enough blood for the life to survive. Wrong rhythms can also cause extreme high or low blood pressure which is deadly as well.
5) The speed has to be variable that responds to the body’s need for oxygen.
6) In order for the tireless muscle to work for the heart, a balance is needed in the body of: Potassium, calcium, magnesium, CoQ10 enzyme, and adequate blood supply for oxygen. If any one of these things are off, irregular heart beat and heart damage can occur and death can be the result.
etc…

  • The origins of life. Abiogenesis is implied to have proven that life was created from dead matter. No life has ever been created from dead matter. This one problem in itself disproves evolution because it disproves that life arose naturally then evolved. If life cannot happen naturally, then a Godless evolution cannot happen either. Why is that important? Evolution is solely based on non-intelligent Godless creation of life from dead matter. So when life cannot be proven to have arisen any other way than a God filled creation, then by default evolution is proven wrong.
  • The blood brain barrier (BBB). The BBB filters out almost all harmful chemicals that can do damage to the brain. Without the BBB the brain could not develop and would be damage. Intelligence for survival would be impossible with a damaged brain therefore life would die. So the BBB would have to be fully functional the first time or life dies.
  • The pancreas. The pancreas puts out insulin which is very important for survival. But, to much and life dies, to little and life dies. Anyone with diabetes knows this very well because they have to deal with regulating what their pancreas cannot.

There are also support mechanism of evolution that have problems. Such as what they claim takes millions of years yet in recent years has been proven wrong. More of the selling of time that evolution requires in order not to put evolution into question. More of what evolutionist won’t tell you so that you will believe.

  • Oil takes millions of years to form, or does it?
  • Coal takes millions of years to form, or does it?
  • Blood, tissue and DNA will not last millions of years, or did a million years pass?

More to come….

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Happy Birthday to Rudder our Blue Tongued Skink, who turns 14 years old today! Rudder is always great during interactions with guests on deck 2 of the ark and he feels just like corn on the cob! Instead of a traditional birthday cake, Rudder enjoyed some extra blueberries today.

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We have one named mojo... he is 13.

All the animals are now being kept enclosed like a zoo? So people can be entertained? Cruel!

Is that how he got the blue tongue? Blueberries?

Happy birthday

Rudder!!! One of my favorite reptiles at the Ark!! 😁

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I love Rudder. He is the sweetest and I can't wait to visit him again. ❤

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I hate porn

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Lust is a thought. Its meaningless unless acted upon. So control yourself and theres no problem.

It NEVER gets satisfied !!!

Love is fulfilling and satisfying! Abhor lust!

Lust is perfectly natural, so is sex and masturbation.

Don't all (or at least most) sexual organisms experience lust? Doesn't it drive us to reproduce? Isn't it at least partially responsible for us being here?

.

“For from within, out of the heart of man, come evil thoughts, sexual immorality, theft, murder, adultery, lusting & coveting, wickedness, deceit, sensuality, envy, slander, pride, foolishness. All these evil things come from within, and they defile a person.—Jesus

Those that belong to Christ have crucified the flesh with its passions and lusts.

Well said, brother!

You lust after sinners, you never seem full.

The last major fleshly thing I struggle to get free from.

Thats the truth!

Finally Free by Heath Lambert ❤️

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Yet if anyone suffers as a Christian, let him not be ashamed, but let him glorify God in that name. 1 Peter 4:16 ... See MoreSee Less

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Casting Crowns I Will Praise You in This Storm has been my theme song for nearly 10 years.

Let me praise His name in suffering as I do in the blessing , that I would be made complete for that day.

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It is best not to waste your time on people who are not remotely interested in salvation. It's Satan's trick to waste your time with people who have become professionals at doing just that. Why? So you won't use your time with those who are interested.

When Jesus met the rich man, he tested him to see if he was truly interested. Jesus told him that in order to follow he must sell everything he has, give it to the poor, then come follow him. Why? Jesus knew that the man's money was his god and therefore would always be an issue with him staying on the straight and narrow.

Money may not be an atheist's issue, but sin is. Sin brings pleasures of the flesh and therefore their sin and flesh become their gods. So to change is to trade one god for another and they are not willing to do that. Instead they prefer a god that will allow the other god to exist. Like a soldier who is unwilling to commit to either side, he becomes a traitor to both sides.

Example: During the civil war there was a soldier who refuse to pick sides. So he wore the pants of one side, and the shirt of the other. And when they found his body, he had been shot in the front and back because neither side could trust him.

Mt 6:24 No man can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon.

Choose today whom you will serve. ~ Issac
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It is best not to waste your time on people who are not remotely interested in salvation. Its Satans trick to waste your time with people who have become professionals at doing just that. Why? So you wont use your time with those who are interested.

When Jesus met the rich man, he tested him to see if he was truly interested. Jesus told him that in order to follow he must sell everything he has, give it to the poor, then come follow him. Why? Jesus knew that the mans money was his god and therefore would always be an issue with him staying on the straight and narrow.

Money may not be an atheists issue, but sin is. Sin brings pleasures of the flesh and therefore their sin and flesh become their gods. So to change is to trade one god for another and they are not willing to do that. Instead they prefer a god that will allow the other god to exist. Like a soldier who is unwilling to commit to either side, he becomes a traitor to both sides.

Example: During the civil war there was a soldier who refuse to pick sides. So he wore the pants of one side, and the shirt of the other. And when they found his body, he had been shot in the front and back because neither side could trust him.

Mt 6:24 No man can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon.

Choose today whom you will serve. ~ Issac

Juno spacecraft: Io is young

The age of the universe is an important topic in origins. If the universe is “young,” then the creation model is supported. There are many physical indicators that the universe is young, including the evidence of “hot moons.”

Nasa identifies Jupiter’s moon Io as “the most volcanically active world in the solar system.” Io has “hundreds of volcanoes, some erupting lava fountains dozens of miles (or kilometers) high.” “Io even has lakes of molten silicate lava on its surface.” “Io’s volcanoes are at times so powerful that they are seen with large telescopes on Earth.”

The following Speaking of Science article by David Coppedge appeared in Creation Matters, Vol. 24, No.1, January/February 2019.

A different spacecraft that is at Jupiter, named Juno (see Coppedge, 2017 [5]), imaged a volcanic plume on the little moon Io that stands out prominently on the speck of image taken 186,000 miles away, reports Space.com.[6] This must have been a major eruption to be visible from that far. Meghan Bartels says, “The activity is spurred by Jupiter’s massive gravity tugging at the moon,” but she fails to mention whether that kind of dynamic activity could continue for 4.5 billion years. Secular reporters usually fail to connect the dots. This may be on purpose. They will make contradictory statements in isolation so that the public doesn’t see the trick. The quote above about Io is a prime example: on the one hand, Jupiter causes Io to erupt (but no mention of age). On the other hand, the Jupiter system is alleged to be 4.5 billion years old (but no mention of the activity). Critical thinkers have to connect those two statements to see the age problem, because the media that is committed to millions/billions-of-years thinking will never do it for you.

[5] Coppedge, D.F. (2017, June 29). Juno Finds a ‘Whole New Jupiter.’ CREV Headlines. Retrieved January 16, 2019 from crev.info/2017/06/junofinds-whole-new-jupiter/

[6]. Bartels, M. (2019, January 2). Volcanic Plume on Jupiter's Moon Io Spied by Juno Spacecraft. Space.com. Retrieved January 16, 2019 from www.space.com/42876-jupiter-moon-io-volcanic-plume-junophoto.html

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Juno spacecraft: Io is young

The age of the universe is an important topic in origins. If the universe is “young,” then the creation model is supported. There are many physical indicators that the universe is young, including the evidence of “hot moons.” 

Nasa identifies Jupiter’s moon Io as “the most volcanically active world in the solar system.” Io has “hundreds of volcanoes, some erupting lava fountains dozens of miles (or kilometers) high.” “Io even has lakes of molten silicate lava on its surface.” “Io’s volcanoes are at times so powerful that they are seen with large telescopes on Earth.”

The following Speaking of Science article by David Coppedge appeared in Creation Matters, Vol. 24, No.1, January/February 2019.

A different spacecraft that is at Jupiter, named Juno (see Coppedge, 2017 [5]), imaged a volcanic plume on the little moon Io that stands out prominently on the speck of image taken 186,000 miles away, reports Space.com.[6] This must have been a major eruption to be visible from that far. Meghan Bartels says, “The activity is spurred by Jupiter’s massive gravity tugging at the moon,” but she fails to mention whether that kind of dynamic activity could continue for 4.5 billion years. Secular reporters usually fail to connect the dots. This may be on purpose. They will make contradictory statements in isolation so that the public doesn’t see the trick. The quote above about Io is a prime example: on the one hand, Jupiter causes Io to erupt (but no mention of age). On the other hand, the Jupiter system is alleged to be 4.5 billion years old (but no mention of the activity). Critical thinkers have to connect those two statements to see the age problem, because the media that is committed to millions/billions-of-years thinking will never do it for you.

[5] Coppedge, D.F. (2017, June 29). Juno Finds a ‘Whole New Jupiter.’ CREV Headlines. Retrieved January 16, 2019 from https://crev.info/2017/06/junofinds-whole-new-jupiter/ 

[6]. Bartels, M. (2019, January 2). Volcanic Plume on Jupiters Moon Io Spied by Juno Spacecraft. Space.com. Retrieved January 16, 2019 from https://www.space.com/42876-jupiter-moon-io-volcanic-plume-junophoto.html

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Awesome film!!!!!

Heart melting😥

Too bad "180" hadn't been made during Noah's time. Maybe Jehovah would have watched it & changed his mind about drowning millions of babies & pregnant women in the Global Flood.

PRAISE THE LORD!!!

He looks a little like my son 😭

Beautiful child!!

Praise God!

Such a sweet face💜

Praise the Lord!

Cute!!!

Thank You LORD JESUS CHRIST for everything. Amen 🙏👑♥️

Praise God!

Excellent movie.

He's beautiful

Wow! Such great impact., A life was spared

Cute little boy, glad she changed her mind

Made in God's image! What a sweet boy! God bless him!!

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It is a most wonderful truth that among the trillions of sounds, thoughts, and voices that the omniscient God hears, that He especially hears the penitent prayer. ... See MoreSee Less

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righteous.

specifically

Amen!

If only “he” could hear the pleas of the parents of the millions of children who starve to death around the world every year.😕

If he hears prayer then why do over 11 million children under the age of 5 die EVERY YEAR?.

Any evidence to back up that claim? Anyway we can falsifiably test this claim?

Another empty claim?

Which god? There’s literally thousands throughout mankind’s history.

So he does not especially hear sounds that are not penitent prayers? Is that because he chooses not to, or is unable to as easily?

We have aid organisations for a reason. As prayer doesn't work, aid organisations/human efforts work. If left to prayer of any penitent person it would still have no effect on the situation.

Sounds nice, but not scriptural. God hear all the prayers of the faithful. Penitent, thankful, intercession. There is no ranking. God hears them all equally

We are so grateful! ♥️

So He hears them and then decides to not help people who are suffering. Is that part of the wonderful truth?

Prayer is communicating with a listening God.

Praying is communicating with a listening God.

He also hears the cried of the broken. He is a God of love...not someone you fear and accept for the fire insurance. But you can't make big bucks preaching grace and not fear.

He is good

Majority of aid organizations are CHRISTian based, and dependent on prayer.

John 9:30-31

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A little louder for the people in the back!

Romans 3:4
“... Rather, let God be found true, though every man be found a liar ..”

#truth #bible #Godsword #godswordistruth #Jesus #God #Godisgood #jesusisking #Jesuslovesyou #JesusSaves
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A little louder for the people in the back! 

Romans 3:4
“... Rather, let God be found true, though every man be found a liar ..”

#truth #bible #Godsword #godswordistruth #Jesus #God #Godisgood #jesusisking #Jesuslovesyou #JesusSaves

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Gods Word is very alive and very True, He showed it to me.

How many of the prophets in the Bible were killed because the people rejected God's word? I hope everyone is reading through the Bible this year. It's not to late to start a 1 year plan. It has the power to change your life.

The light of the gospel sheds light on the darkness of sin.

Amen and Amen!!

Amen 🙏

I just dropped a note to a sister in Christ. When witnessing to Jews I try to only use the Old Testament for as long as possible. But it seems like the more I use Jeremiah or Ezekiel or even the Torah then I am accused of being a Christian. Is this not ironic or self condemning or something like that? I am not even sure of which term to use but I am baffled. But I will stick to sharing the Tanakh with those Israelis in the hope of making them jealous to search out the word of God for themselves. I love what Jacob Prasch says about Jesus being the 'word of God' in print and Jesus being the 'word of God made flesh.' I hope I quoted him properly but it is an exciting time we live in.

Amen

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Actress Michelle Williams credits her abortion for enabling her to win a hunk of metal with her name on it (a Golden Globe Award). Can you be a Christian and Pro-Abortion? ... See MoreSee Less

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Disgusting. So sad and evil. We gotta pray for her to see,except and conviction to REPENT TO OUR ONE TRUE GOD.....

She will never say sadder or more disturbing words. Wonder how the child actually has now fells.

all of the hellywood actors have sold their souls to satan, even if they claim to be “christian” it’s a bold faced lie. probably a tactic they use to get the lukewarms to worship them and satan.

Great job, Chad! You did a most excellent job dismantling their Orwellian doublespeak!!! A woman’s choice?! That term is superfluous; very misleading. Aside from leftist, hedonistic celebrities, I understand that many women are coerced, wrongly persuaded, misled, etc.......so could the verbiage be changed to a woman’s delusion. I think you can coin Planned Murderhood; never heard such terminology. But, spot on! Release the truth and it marches on! Truth matters! Unborn babies matter!

Praise God for your Ministry! Agree Abortion is Murder! No, not after you are a Christian can you be Pro-Abortion knowingly!

She sacrificed her baby for an idol. 😡

When someone kills another they go to prison. The same should be for mothers who kill their babies. Sick monsters.

A lot of people have honk hunting animals is wrong. You bey call it murder. I wonder how many of these same people are pro choice?

Just plain evil

Well in a Satanic world I am not surprised that she was rewarded by Satan for give a child Sacrifice to Molech. 😢 society has turned their back on Yahweh and Celebrating pagan ritual holidays!

Hillary Kieft

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Original Proteins Found in Fossil Sea Turtle, Part 2

Original biomolecules are powerful evidence for a Biblical age of the Earth.

The following Speaking of Science article by David Coppedge appeared in Creation Matters, Vol. 22, No. 6, November/December 2017.

The open-access paper, published October 17 in Nature Scientific Reports,[2] calls the specimen “arguably one of the best preserved juvenile fossil sea turtles on record.” Traces of soft tissue were preserved “with great fidelity,” the paper says. What was found was original, unmineralized material.

“Here we show that the extraordinary preservation of the type of T. Danica goes beyond gross morphology to include ultrastructural details and labile molecular components of the once-living animal. Haemoglobin-derived compounds, eumelanic pigments and proteinaceous materials retaining the immunological characteristics of sauropsid­specific β­keratin and tropomyosin were detected in tissues containing remnant melanosomes and decayed keratin plates. The preserved organics represent condensed remains of the cornified epidermis and, likely also, deeper anatomical features, and provide direct chemical evidence that adaptive melanism — a biological means used by extant sea turtle hatchlings to elevate metabolic and growth rates — had evolved 54 million years ago.

The evolutionary speculation and dates are not derived from the observations. It’s important to recall that until recently, no one expected original proteins to survive a hundred thousand years, let alone millions. So how do the researchers explain this “extraordinary preservation” of material in this fossil labeled MHM-K2, that should be long gone?

“We hypothesise that calcium ions (and other trace elements) adsorbed onto the surface of the carcass during the microbially mediated formation of the calcareous concretion in which MHM-K2 was found. Mild geothermal conditions might then have limited further breakdown of the stabilised organics. Haemoglobin also imparts tissue fixation by iron-catalysed free radical reactions and/or inhibition of bacterial growth …,possibly contributing to preservation of anatomical features deeper than the cornified epidermis. Blood breakdown products released from erythrocytes during hemolysis can seep into surrounding tissues, causing a reddish-brown discolouration. Impregnation by haemoglobin-derived compounds has been recorded not only in bones, but also in scales and teeth. Consequently, it is possible that the outer integument was infiltrated by blood residues diffusing from underlying (and now almost completely degraded) dermal or deeper tissues sometime during the early stages of decomposition of MHM-K2. Detection of haemoglobin- and tropomyosin-derived compounds supports this possibility.

The language is cautious, because they can only suggest “possibilities” that “might” explain the preservation. Proteins, however, are delicate molecules subject to thermal breakdown. Stabilizing processes, even if plausible, cannot last indefinitely. But for tens of millions of years? Mark Armitage, who has recovered and analyzed dinosaur soft tissue himself, strongly disputes the ability of blood-derived iron to stabilize soft tissues.

Much of the paper sidesteps this important question by speculating about when “adaptive melanism” evolved. But really, does the fossil look any “less evolved” than the living turtle? Why do they give it a different scientific name when it is virtually identical? Did the hatchling really fossilize that long ago?

Since dinosaur soft tissues and proteins have been found twice as old as those in this sea turtle, long-age evolutionists are panicking. They are scrambling to downplay the findings or pretending soft tissue is exciting because it can shed light on evolution. These are distractions from the danger their worldview is in.

The Darwin hot-air balloon can only hold a finite number of fossils with soft tissue before it comes crashing to the ground. Keep piling them up in the gondola. And turn on those video cams, everyone! Let the public see the collapse.

[2] Lindgren,J., T.Kuriyama, H.Madsen, P.Sjövall, et al. 2017. Biochemistry and adaptive colouration of an exceptionally preserved juvenile fossil sea turtle Scientific Reports 7, Article number: 1332. doi:10.1038/s41598-017-13187-5

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Original Proteins Found in Fossil Sea Turtle, Part 2

Original biomolecules are powerful evidence for a Biblical age of the Earth.

The following Speaking of Science article by David Coppedge appeared in Creation Matters, Vol. 22, No. 6, November/December 2017.

The open-access paper, published October 17 in Nature Scientific Reports,[2] calls the specimen “arguably one of the best preserved juvenile fossil sea turtles on record.” Traces of soft tissue were preserved “with great fidelity,” the paper says. What was found was original, unmineralized material. 

“Here we show that the extraordinary preservation of the type of T. Danica goes beyond gross morphology to include ultrastructural details and labile molecular components of the once-living animal. Haemoglobin-derived compounds, eumelanic pigments and proteinaceous materials retaining the immunological characteristics of sauropsid­specific β­keratin and tropomyosin were detected in tissues containing remnant melanosomes and decayed keratin plates. The preserved organics represent condensed remains of the cornified epidermis and, likely also, deeper anatomical features, and provide direct chemical evidence that adaptive melanism — a biological means used by extant sea turtle hatchlings to elevate metabolic and growth rates — had evolved 54 million years ago. 

The evolutionary speculation and dates are not derived from the observations. It’s important to recall that until recently, no one expected original proteins to survive a hundred thousand years, let alone millions. So how do the researchers explain this “extraordinary preservation” of material in this fossil labeled MHM-K2, that should be long gone? 

“We hypothesise that calcium ions (and other trace elements) adsorbed onto the surface of the carcass during the microbially mediated formation of the calcareous concretion in which MHM-K2 was found. Mild geothermal conditions might then have limited further breakdown of the stabilised organics. Haemoglobin also imparts tissue fixation by iron-catalysed free radical reactions and/or inhibition of bacterial growth …,possibly contributing to preservation of anatomical features deeper than the cornified epidermis. Blood breakdown products released from erythrocytes during hemolysis can seep into surrounding tissues, causing a reddish-brown discolouration. Impregnation by haemoglobin-derived compounds has been recorded not only in bones, but also in scales and teeth. Consequently, it is possible that the outer integument was infiltrated by blood residues diffusing from underlying (and now almost completely degraded) dermal or deeper tissues sometime during the early stages of decomposition of MHM-K2. Detection of haemoglobin- and tropomyosin-derived compounds supports this possibility. 

The language is cautious, because they can only suggest “possibilities” that “might” explain the preservation. Proteins, however, are delicate molecules subject to thermal breakdown. Stabilizing processes, even if plausible, cannot last indefinitely. But for tens of millions of years? Mark Armitage, who has recovered and analyzed dinosaur soft tissue himself, strongly disputes the ability of blood-derived iron to stabilize soft tissues. 

Much of the paper sidesteps this important question by speculating about when “adaptive melanism” evolved. But really, does the fossil look any “less evolved” than the living turtle? Why do they give it a different scientific name when it is virtually identical? Did the hatchling really fossilize that long ago? 

Since dinosaur soft tissues and proteins have been found twice as old as those in this sea turtle, long-age evolutionists are panicking. They are scrambling to downplay the findings or pretending soft tissue is exciting because it can shed light on evolution. These are distractions from the danger their worldview is in. 

The Darwin hot-air balloon can only hold a finite number of fossils with soft tissue before it comes crashing to the ground. Keep piling them up in the gondola. And turn on those video cams, everyone! Let the public see the collapse. 

[2]  Lindgren,J., T.Kuriyama, H.Madsen, P.Sjövall, et al. 2017. Biochemistry and adaptive colouration of an exceptionally preserved juvenile fossil sea turtle Scientific Reports 7, Article number: 1332. doi:10.1038/s41598-017-13187-5

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