David Attenborough and Harvey Carey debate evolution and creationism (1980) | RetroFocus

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Ain't no Slice : Talk about Civilised. David Attenborough had incredible self-control in the face of that overwhelming stupidity.

Discoloured Buttflaps : evolution is too complex to happen by itself. therefore i introduce "god", an infinitely complex and inexplicable being to explain how life came to be. bow to my flawless logic you peasants.

AngelOne11 : That was a one-sided argument and doesn't explain much. You can see evolution in fruit flies, bacteria, plants, and the such within weeks. Fossils we only pointers to the facts but not the whole reality.

day spoiler : 3:40. worst strawman ever. do people become sterile after vaccines? no. after anti biotics? no. guy is an absolute idiot

anotherchanceful : Easy answer,yes,can't believe in this time of period we are worried about hurting people's feelings,especially on the matter of religious beliefs way back to the barberian time ,funny thing is there enjoying the technology and living conditions to this day in western society but still believe in a ridiculous ideology.

TheAdultChild187 : lol love it! David Attenborough destroying the fossil thinking ppl of the world for decades with hard hitting facts. aaaannnnddd the magic cloud man believers back up there claims with "lalalala not listening not listening Im right your wrong i believe in a magic man in a book lalalalalala'

Jericho : Lol its like the brexit argument

East Ender : If I wear a white coat I will look more informative than you.

MrLunithy : There must be a designer .... lol existential dread gets every one differently .

Wyatt Moody : Whoa isn't it crazy how what ever happens happens


Henry 52 : So there were apes, and some of them started slowly evolving into humans over thousands of years, and others just kept giving birth to apes. The ape-human hybrids all kept evolving until eventually becoming humans, none of them stopped evolving at any stage and remained in an ape-human hybrid form. Yet the apes that didn't evolve remain millions of years later. Why do we still have apes from the first stage of evolution and humans from the last stage, but nothing from the intermediate stages? Evolutionists cannot answer this question. The fact is that the lack of modern ape-human hybrids who might have stopped evolving midway through the evolutionary process in the same way that many apes never evolved into humans is just way too convenient for evolutionists so it's hard to give the theory any credit.

George Zee : The rock became alive, Lizards grew wings to fly, the trex turned into a chicken. Why? Because of chance and mutations. Now laugh at the 'god' believers.

mybackpocket : Look how time ravages the body. Professor has been dead for 29 years.

Janie Barker : ! ❤

General Grievous : Evolution takes millions of years to create significant changes to a species. Throughout that time, millions of lives should come and go, leaving behind traces of their existence and the subtle changes that occur as time continues, right? Therefore, there should be as many bones and fossils of each evolutionary step as the next, counting into the millions, right? Where are they? Let's take the large and easy target of apes to humans, just like in the famous picture, there were several steps for ape's to become Neanderthals, then on to humans, but not enough proof has been found, if there had been, why is this still an argument today? Lets take the raptor to the hawk, where are the variations in between the two, when raptors began developing beaks, and when did hawks lose their teeth? Does this just happen? Did raptors lay eggs that spawn toothless raptors with beaks? Did apes give birth to apes that were smarter? Even Charles Darwin contradicted his own studies by stating that if no evidence can be found, then the while theory of evolution is false.

Authentic Person #987123 : Very important to understand our place within nature.

lot maakchos : "Look the front fell off of the ammonite and that's why evolution is a bunch of bollocks."

Phoenix Swooping : Great to see the latest breaking news from the ABC. Attenborough is looking very good for his age.

Kers1 : Nearly 40 years ago David debunked points that "geniuses" of today are still bringing up.

Cyrus Manuel Gonzalez : Scroll down for even more blind experts on the nature of light...

Xt : this other dude was a doctor????

Dan Mckimm : David Attenborough for the win!

FBI : What is professor Carey a professor of?

General Lee N. Knass : So, yes? Yep, I thought that was old news.

w p : Darwin was at least half right …. look at Maxine Waters !

Herbal Shaman : Were told that cutaneous albinoid humans "evolved" -- since when is non-syndromic oculocutaneous albinism or ocular albinism aka blue eyes an act of evolution? It's not posited as the reason why we have albinoid plants and animals. Then you have the albinoid Africans and Melanesians and Australians with blonde or red hair or reddish brown skin ( a type of OCA type 3). There are lots of holes in the theory.

jamsamuel1 : Aah ...evolution, mans answer our existence without a creator. Man ...designed with inherent laws without a designer. Regulated body temperature, a built in defense system. I have often wondered about just how brilliant it is that I can eat, and that my stomach just know what to do with, my food. Cos' I haven't the faintest idea, what to do after I have enjoyed , and swallowed it. My body just gets on with the job of being a body without any mental input from me. Takes a lot of faith to believe that this all happened without a designer. But I suppose if you don;t want to have some higher designer being telling us what to do and how to live, we will just have to believe the stupid evolution primeval soup theory.

Mikko Ainasoja : Will evolution give the rain which Australia need now? Think about this.

Mikko Ainasoja : If you are prone to believe in evolution you might see evolution happening, but also you will cast the holy truth out of your life. But if you are prone to see God's creation you may find God and true meaning of life. You can't pray help from evolution, but God will help you if you really wan't walk his way and learn his holy truth. Jesus Christ is the way.

nitdiver5 : If evolution was true you would have every animal at every stage all the time. Their model of evolution is it occurred once and stopped.