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Volume 13, Number 2
Which Animals Do Predators Really Eat?
E. Norbert Smith, Ph.D.
Predators have been thought
to serve prey species by removing the old, sick and maimed. this alleged
selective elimination of the weak is central to the dogma of natural
selection and evolution. Recent evidence seems to indicate that random
selection plays a major role in determining which animal is eaten. Further
evidence indicates that at least under certain situations there is a
selection against the strong and healthy. Evolutionary (or anti-evolutionary)
implications are obvious; and a critical reevaluation of the evidence
Catastrophic Origins For
The Asteroids And The Rings Of Saturn
William I. Thompson III,
This paper describes new
information which point out the superiority of a catastrophic theory
for the origin of the asteroids and the rings of Saturn to that of the
nebular condensation theory currently in vogue.
Experiments On Precipitation
Brought About By Mixing Brines
F. L. Wilcox, Ph.D. and
S. T. Davidson, B. A.
The authors describe some
experiments in which precipitation of sodium chloride is brought about
by the mixing of originally saturated solutions of the materials concerned.
Such precipitation might have played a part in the formation of great
beds of evaporites which are found in rocks. This possibility is of
interest to those who believe in a young Earth, for a Biblical chronology
may not leave time for beds of salt to have been formed by slow evaporation.
The Ark-Shaped Formation
In The Tendurek Mountains Of Eastern Turkey
William H. Shea, Ph.D.
About 1959 an object, in
shape very suggestive of a ship was discovered during routine examination
of aerial photographs of parts of Eastern Turkey. The shape, in fact
this object is not very far from Mount Ararat, naturally leading to
the suggestion that the object might be the Ark. Subsequent examination
on the ground, however, showed that the object was a formation in clay,
not an artifact of wood. The author suggests here that, while the formation
is not the Ark itself, it may be the resting-place of the Ark. For the
Ark might have left its impression in mud, which later hardened into
The Elliptical Formation
In The Tendurek Mountains
Clifford L. Burdick, D.Sc.
The author was able to visit
the formation which some have thought to be connected in some way with
the Ark. In his opinion it has nothing to do with the Ark, but is a
geological and tectonic phenomenon.
The Foetus As A Personality
Sir William Liley, Ph.D.
The author points out that
the foetus, even in fairly early stages of development, is by no means
a vegetable-like object. It displays motion, sensitivity, and, in a
rudimentary form at least, most of the attributes of a sentient living
The Problem Of Abortion
David R. Nicholas and
George F. Howe, Ph.D.
The preceding article, by
Liley, contains the facts about the nature of the fetus. It is good
first to get facts; but sometimes facts are not enough, action is called
for, as St. James 1:22 points out. Here the authors draw the conclusions
which follow the nature of the fetus, and from the teaching of Scripture.
Biomagnetic Effects In The
Light Of The Formerly Stronger Geomagnetic Field
Robert Vincent Hamby
There are now any data on
effects of magnetic fields on living beings. Here these data are considered
along with information which shows that the Earth's magnetic field is
decreasing. The greater the strength of field in the past may correlate
with greater lifespans, such as those recorded in the early part of
An Examination Of Theistic
H. L. Armstrong, M.Sc.
While there are many who
propose some doctrine called theistic evolution as a compromise between
evolutionism and Biblical Christianity, it is by no means easy to find
out what the doctrine is supposed to entail. In this article the author
investigates the doctrine, with reference to scientific evidence. In
fact, theistic evolution may be divided into several varieties, some
of which merge with atheistic evolution or with progressive creation.
None of the variation, however, is really supported by the scientific
evidence; and powerful objections may be brought against each variety.
The doctrine of supernatural creation in a short time is supported by
the scientific evidence.
Fleeming Jenkins Critique
Of Darwin's Origin Of Species
Hilbert R. Siegler
Darwin's Origin of Species
created a considerable controversy at the time of publication. One scientist
who disagreed with Darwin was Fleeming Jenkin. His critique of origin
of species through natural selection is here quoted at length, since
his arguments have never been adequately refuted.
Using the work of breeders
with pigeons, cattle, horses, dogs, and roses, Jenkin pointed out how
through selective breeding the different species of plants and animals
will at first demonstrate considerable variability. The rate of variation
in a given direction, however, is a constantly diminishing rate, tending
to a limit. Darwin attempted to bypass this weakness in his theory by
resorting to vast lapses of time. Jenkin insisted that if man through
careful manipulation was unable to overcome this natural tendency of
species to reach a limit beyond which they show variability, time, no
matter how vast, would be equally ineffective.
Modern day geneticists have
to date not provided the evolutionists with a sound refutation to the
objections raised by Jenkin. Even the allopatric theory, i.e., the theory
that evolution occurred among small isolated groups, fails to do this.
Bolton Davidheiser, Ph.D.
An article with the same
title as that used here, appeared a few months ago in a well known magazine,
and received considerable attention. The point in it was that Darwin's
notion of survival of the fittest was tautologous. Here the author points
out that the fact that it has been possible for such an article to be
published is no reason for creationists to become complacent. Moreover,
it is pointed out, that there are available to creationists better lines
of attack than to urge tautology. For Darwin's theory requires that
there be something to be selected, that variations which amount to new
species or kinds arise. But the evidence shows that nothing of the sort
Probability And The Missing
David J. Rodabaugh, Ph.D.
It is easily documented
even from the writing of evolutionists that fossil evidence for transitional
forms is missing. The purpose of this paper is to calculate the probability
of this, given the assumption that evolution occurred through micromutations.
The conclusion is that transitional forms did not exist.
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