Christopher Emerling
University of California, Berkeley

Bio: The goal of Evolution for Skeptics is to provide examples from contemporary research that suggest that evolution, as opposed to creationism, is the best explanation for the diversity of life. The six themes this blog covers are based on facts, not theory, though these facts are then considered in the context of evolutionary theory and creationism. It is not a goal of this blog to criticize or mock creationism or religious beliefs as a whole, but simply provide data for you, the skeptic, to consider in the context of both worldviews. For religious/faith-oriented individuals that think evolution and faith are mutually exclusive, and therefore are concerned that accepting evolution means abandoning your religion, there are various resources that can help you with reconciling these seemingly contradictory ideas, e.g., http://biologos.org, http://www.amazon.com/Finding-Darwins-God-Scientists-Evolution/dp/0061233501. The author is a Christian and an evolutionary biologist in the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology at the University of California, Berkeley, studying genomic adaptations in vertebrates over long time scales.

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