Kevin Clancy PhD clancy at DRUID.HSC.COLORADO.EDU
Mon Jun 27 17:45:58 EST 1994

If you look at the early fossil records, especially for the pre-Cambrian 
and Cambrian eras, you will find that there is a greater complexity of 
life forms than currently exist on the planet. These life forms were not 
necessarily more simple than any other invertebrate on the planet - in 
fact some like Hallucigenia were probably a lot more complicated in their 
make up. If you want to look this up, a good starting place would be 
'Wonderful Life' by Stephen J. Gould.
Yours sincerely,
Kevin Clancy
Eleanor Roosevelt institute,
1899 Gaylord St.,
Denver, Colorado 80206

clancy at druid.hsc.colorado.edu

On 27 Jun 1994, Andrew Verba wrote:

>     As well as not evolving fast enough, there are no new species
> being made. the time we believe we see that is in the fossil
> records after each extinction. Looking at the fossil records
> in the lime stone cliffs, the lower layers are the simpler life
> forms. The next layer has some but not all of the old life forms.
> Then it has some improved models and some new species that did not
> exist before.
> Look budy, we can "create" new species today in the lab very easily.
> By new species I mean a new animal that cannot breed and have ofspring
> with its ancestors. We can do this with bacteria today, eventually it
> will be possible with invertabrates and vertabrates.
> Andrew Verba

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