One day a few months ago I was in my car driving somewhere listening to NPR. During commercial breaks it was airing sound-bites from "man in the street" interviews to plug an upcoming program on intelligent design. One of the sound-bites went like this: "I know evolution ain't true because I didn't evolve from no monkey!"
I wondered how this person would have reacted to this news:
Chimps, Humans 96 Percent the Same, Gene Study Finds
for National Geographic News
Scientists have sequenced the genome of the chimpanzee and found that humans are 96 percent similar to the great ape species.
"Darwin wasn't just provocative in saying that we descend from the apes—he didn't go far enough," said Frans de Waal, a primate scientist at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. "We are apes in every way, from our long arms and tailless bodies to our habits and temperament."
What does this startling fact have to say about the Intelligent Designer?