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Fast facts on the origin of humans

  • There is no scientific proof that modern man is evolving upward.
  • There is no scientific proof that man evolved from ape-like ancestors, or from any other animal.
  • Creationists maintain that man has always been man, and apes have always been apes. There is still no proof to the contrary.
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The Origin of Humans
What of the supposed “missing links”? Let’s examine the evidence supposedly supporting the theory that humans descended from animals…
  • Does the DNA similarity between chimps and humans prove a common ancestry? Answer
    It is said that our DNA structures are 97% similar to that of a chimps. Are we only highly evolved apes? For a proper understanding of this issue, consider these seven concepts.
  • Who’s who and what’s what in the world of “missing” links? Answer
    Are the “missing links” really missing, or have they truly been found and documented over the previous century?
  • Is there fossil evidence of “missing links” between humans and apes? Did ancient humans live millions of years ago? Answer
    A detailed and eye-opening report from paleontologist Dr. Marvin Lubenow
  • Where are all the human fossils? Answer
    Why don't we find thousands of human fossils if the Flood of Noah is true? What happened to all the people who were not on board Noah's Ark?
  • Does the human fetus temporarily develop gills, a tail, and a yolk sac? Answer
    We've all heard that the human embryo supposedly resembles a fish in the womb. Is this true? Are these claims evidence of man's evolution from fish? (embryonic recapitulation theory / vestigial organs)
  • Human gills”—Is it true that humans have occasionally been born with gills? Answer
    A look at the claims that people have been born with evolutionary “fish gills” in the neck. This featured report originates from the Australian Northern Star newspaper.
  • Click to learn about ADAM, the first manWhat was Adam, the first man, really like? Discover the fascinating facts about this unique man from whom we are all descended! Answer This answer is in our children's section, but it's written on a level that adults will enjoy.
  • ORIGIN OF ETHNIC PEOPLE GROUPS—How could all ethnicities come from Noah, his three sons and their wives? Answer
    Are the differences in ethnicities justifiable reasons to disprove that all descended directly from Noah and his family? Learn the truth of the matter.
  • Black and White—Racial Issues. Illustration copyrighted.For answers about Racism, Ethnicity Issues and Christianity see our question and answer index
    Including such questions as “How did different skin colors come about?”, “What are the consequences of false beliefs about the origin of ethnicities?”, “Are black people the result of a curse on Ham?”, “What about the ‘Stone Age’ people?”, “Is inter-ethnic marriage biblical?”, and more
  • Cloning: Right or Wrong? Answer
  • Did Adam have a belly button? Answer
    We've been asked this question often. Here's the answer.
  • Where did Cain get his wife? Answer
    If all human beings are descendents of Adam and Eve, then whom did Cain marry? You'll learn the only explanation to this question and how this could be possible.
  • How did bad things come about? Answer
    If the world before the fall had no death or struggle, how can we explain the origin of animal and insect instincts designed to hurt and kill other living organisms? An in-depth study into some possible explanations.
  • Where did cancer come from? Answer
    A Christian doctor of pathology discusses the true nature of cancer and its fascinating connection to the Edenic curse which followed Adam and Eve's sin.
  • Krogman, the Croc—a new species of primeval man? Answer
    What does the fossil record of human teeth teach us? Is there sufficient evidence of three-cusp teeth evolving into four-cusp?

Off-site videos of interest

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“Why Koko Couldn’t Talk”
A deep dive into past false claims that apes such as chimpanzees and gorillas can talk
by Soup Emporium