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Punctuated Equilibrium

Punctuated Equilibrium

One of the most egregious examples of the creation-evolution debate being divorced from the evidence was the punctuated equilibrium hypothesis proposed by noted evolutionists Stephen Jay Gould and Nils Eldredge in 1972.  Recognizing that traditional  Darwinian evolutionary mechanisms were failing to explain variation, Gould and Eldredge proposed that instead of slow, gradual changes, evolution changed … Continue reading Punctuated Equilibrium