Reasons to Believe

Convergence

  • Flightless Birds Run Down Evolution

    Newly Discovered Example of Convergence Challenges Biological Evolution

    Lately, my wife has had trouble hanging onto cell phones. Within the span of two weeks she lost not one cell phone, but two. … more

  • Inability to Repeat the Past Dooms Evolution

    Philosopher George Santayana, an important intellectual at the turn of the last century, produced a number of influential philosophical works. Ironically, few people know about his philosophy. … more

  • Déjá vu—Again, Part 2 of 2

    Newly Discovered Example of Convergence Challenges Biological Evolution

    I love TiVo. It’s a lot of fun to pause live TV (particularly when the big game is on), rewind it, and play it back … more

  • Déjá vu—Again, Part 1 of 2

    Newly Discovered Example of Convergence Challenges Biological Evolution

    “It’s like déjá vu all over again.” This expression, attributed to Hall of Fame catcher Yogi … more

  • Salamander Study Challenges Evolutionary Theory

    If one were to push the rewind button, erase life’s history and let the tape run again, the results would be completely different. So goes evolutionary biologist Stephen Jay Gould’s … more

  • Repeatable Evolution or Repeated Creation?

    Any casual observer of nature recognizes that many creatures bear some resemblance to one another. Many species of frogs, lizards, fish, and other animals and plants from different parts of the world … more

  • Convergence: Evidence for a Single Creator

    Closely related to the phenomenon of repeatable evolution is convergence. Convergence refers to the widespread tendency in nature of unrelated organisms to possess nearly identical anatomical and … more