The new species of hominid, the evolutionary branch of primates that includes humans, is to be revealed when the two-million-year-old skeleton of a child is unveiled this week. Scientists believe the almost-complete fossilised skeleton belonged to a previously-unknown type of early human ancestor that may have been a intermediate stage as ape-men evolved into the first species of advanced humans, Homo habilis.
Originally posted by GalaxyKB
Some evidence to show that maybe we did evolve form apes
Originally posted by masonicon
I think both man and apes are come from Adam
Originally posted by stumason
reply to post by masonicon
That's it chaps, pack up and go home. This man has cracked it!
I don't suppose you care to elaborate?
Originally posted by abecedarian
Why does it have to be an "either/or" choice between evolution and creation? I find it equally plausible that evolution is the means of creation and the timeline was not measured by our current definition of years.
For the sake of argument, if the Old Testament were written by men why would it be necessary to explain every step of how man was created from dust need explained in the books / scrolls, when the important aspect is that we and everything else "were" created from dust, star dust if you will? Isn't that, in essence, what evolution seeks to explain: "how" we were created- the jump from simple molecules to complex life forms?
The great fallacy, in my opinion, is the confusion surrounding the definition of years. According to Relativity, time is experienced differently based on the frame of reference. Is it not possible that to someone outside of the Universe, our evolution took place in ~6500 of their years, while to us inside the expanding Universe, it took nearly 14 billion years?
And for the record, I'm not religious. I just have an open mind.
Originally posted by RizeorDie
dont believe anything you hear...
Originally posted by hippomchippo
Before this it was in question? I'm pretty sure human evolution is pretty firm in saying we evolved from an ape like ancestor.
from linked article in the OP
"It is not a single find, but several specimens representing several individuals. The remains now being brought to light by Dr Berger and his team are wonderful."
The new fossil skeleton was found along with a number of other partially-complete fossils, encased within breccia sedimentary rock inside a limestone cave known as Malapa cave.