Fossils challenge dna in the dating game
However, to ‘prove’ his point, Tyson must resort to the evolutionists’ old faithful fallacy of equivocation or bait and switch.
Basically, the fallacy in the argument of so many Apostles of Atheopathy, including Tyson and Dawkins, can be boiled down to the following argument: The absurdity of this should be discernable by Blind Freddie’s deaf guide dog: if evolution really meant ‘change in allele frequency over time’, then all of CMI would be evolutionists!
The non-bipedal knuckle-walkers, the gorilla and chimpanzee, diverged from the hominin line over a period covering the same time, so either of Sahelanthropus or Orrorin may be our last shared ancestor. The early bipeds eventually evolved into the australopithecines and still later into the genus Homo.
There are several theories of the adaptation value of bipedalism.
The team also recalculated the age of a lower jaw found at Jebel Irhoud in the 1960s.
While the jaw had previously been dated to 160,000 years ago, the new, and more precise dating measure showed that it was also 300,000 years old.
The study of human evolution involves many scientific disciplines, including physical anthropology, primatology, archaeology, paleontology, neurobiology, ethology, linguistics, evolutionary psychology, embryology and genetics.
The skull was given to the University of Thessaloniki in Greece by the President of the Petralona Community.The agreement was that once the research was done, a museum would be opened featuring the findings from the Petralona cave, and the skull would be returned to be displayed in the museum – something that never happened.