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Subject : Homology ( Structural similarities between different species are called homology)
Question : Is this similarity an evidence for evolution ???.

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Asked by azam khan, 01 Mar '12 12:09 pm
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In order for the evolutionist claim concerning homology to be taken seriously, similar (homologue) organs in different creatures should also be coded with similar (homologue) DNA codes. However, they are not. In most cases the genetic coding is quite different. Furthermore, similar genetic codes in the DNAs of different creatures are often associated with completely different organs.
Michael Denton, an Australian professor of biochemistry, describes in his book Evolution: A Theory in Crisis, The Genetic Impasse of the Evolutionist Interpretation of Homology: Homologous structures are often specified by non-homologous genetic systems and the concept of homology can seldom be extended back into embryology.
Another point is that in order for the homology claim to be considered valid, the embryological development (developmental stages in the egg or mothers womb) of the species with homologous organs should parallel one another. In fact, the embryological development of such organs is co ...more
Answered by jameel ahmed, 01 Mar '12 12:14 pm

 
  
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NO , NOT AT ALL
Darwin thought that creatures with similar (homologue) organs had an evolutionary relation with each other and that these organs must have been inherited from a common ancestor. According to his assumption, both pigeons and eagles had wings; therefore, pigeons, eagles and indeed all other birds with wings were supposed to have evolved from a common ancestor.
Homology is a deceptive argument advanced on the basis of no other evidence than an apparent physical resemblance. This argument has never once been verified by a single concrete discovery in all the years since Darwins day. In no layer of the earth has anyone come up with a fossil of the imaginary common ancestor of the creatures with homologue structures. Furthermore, the following issues make it clear that homology provides no evidence that evolution has occurred.
1. One finds homologue organs in creatures of completely different species among which evolutionists have not been able to establish any sort ...more
Answered by hazir jawab, 01 Mar '12 12:13 pm

 
  
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An interesting BA
Answered by anil garg, 15 Mar '12 09:35 pm

 
  
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