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|Quote (Daniel Smith @ Sep. 23 2007,04:22)|
|Quote (oldmanintheskydidntdoit @ Sep. 23 2007,04:12)|
Just to get a feel for your position, if we say that 100% is every living creature that ever existed then what % would you say are represented in the fossil record?
I.E what % of all living creatures fossilize?
Then you have no basis for claiming that the incomplete nature of the fossil record represents a problem for modern evolutionary theory.
I suggest that you look for the relevant evidence. Here's a place to start: passenger pigeons used to be common, now they are extinct. Has anyone ever found a fossilized one?
|I have a question for you:|
What % of transitional versus non-transitional forms are fossilized?
You'd have to know the answer, as well as the answer to oldman's question, to come to the conclusion you've already asserted.
|Is there some difference that makes the transitional forms more resistant to fossilization than their non-transitional counterparts?|
Are they more "resistant"? How would the concept of "resistance" work anyway, since the issue is one of sampling?