Re: Morgan and creationists

Karen (
Mon, 01 Jul 1996 21:53:21 GMT (HARRY R. ERWIN) wrote:

>:Two million years in the euprimates is between 0.1 (Proconsul africanus)
>:and 4 species worth of evolutionary change. _Behavioral_ adaptation (where
>:the population adopts the behavior without changing much physically) is
>:about a species worth of change. It is hypothetically possible for a
>:population of early hominids to have gone to sea (as we did about 60KYr ago),
>:but only if the population was evolving rapidly at that time, and then
>:only for a geological instant. The following null hypothesis is
>:probably testable:

>:"The lineage leading to H. sapiens experienced a phase extending over
>:three chronospecies during which it was adapted to aquatic foraging

I am curious about what kind of idea you have for testing such an