Most people are
familiar with the similarities in appearance between human embryos and
embryos of other species.
It is proposed that the human embryo has
gill slits like a fish and a tail like an animal. Interestingly, this is
still being used as evolution propaganda. An advert from the courier mail
said :- "after a million years man is still evolving while still
retaining traces of his animal ancestors such as at the embryo stage, with
the tail and gill slits like a fish."
Darwin had an ally called Ernst Hackle, who propounded this theory of
biogenetic law, which said that the embryo re-enacts the history of its
evolution. Haeckel falsified drawings and he faked photographs to give the
evidence a 'nudge' for his law, and this supposed law dominated biology
for many years. Science rejected this theory over fifty years ago and
some books today still use this in support of evolution. That is the
short crushing answer to this dishonest propaganda.
The so-called 'gill slits' are near the head of the human embryo. They are
not slits at all. These are called visceral arches and they carry blood
vessels, that is, ordinary blood vessels that take blood to the head and
the back. When you were an embryo, if you had ever developed a gill slit
you would have entered the world as a fish and nothing more than a fish...
the embryo the budding legs need plenty of blood and they wouldn't get
enough blood if they were not right at the end of the embryo body.
Evolutionists point to the part of the noto-chord extending past the leg
buds and call it a tail, despite the fact that science rejected this over
forty years ago. The growing body absorbs the supposed tail except for the
last four vertebrae. These fuse together to form the coccyx bone. The
evolutionists will now call the coccyx a remnant tail that is a useless
left over from our animal ancestors. The coccyx is anything but useless!
The coccyx bone has a vital job. It is an anchor post onto which ligaments
and muscles are joined. i.e. muscles which control the anus. The coccyx is
of vital importance in the body's elimination mechanism.
It used to be
popular to point to vestigial organs as evidence for evolution. For
example, the coccyx, body hairs and, of course, the appendix, etc. Indeed,
there was a list of about one hundred and eighty 'useless left-overs'. Man
was seen to exhibit remnants of his animal ancestors. However, as medical
and technical knowledge advances, nearly all of these supposed vestigial
organs are gradually eliminated and have been found to be functional and
even vital. The list of one hundred and eighty has been reduced to about
half a dozen to date. Example - the thymus gland. This was called a
useless vestigial organ until it was discovered that the thymus was the
master gland protecting the body against infection. Despite this,
vestigial organs are still used as evidence for evolution.