Wednesday, January 11, 2006
This is a real photo not a photoshopped image.
Cy is a kitten born with only one eye and no nose, this photo is provided by its owner in Redmond, Oregon. The kitten, a ragdoll breed, which died after living for one day, was one of two in the litter. Its sibling was born normal and healthy.
As you saw the photo, what did you think? You might have thought weird, fake or creepy but after reading that the cat was real, sad is the thought that crosses our minds.
Mutations are what evolution is built upon yet the mutated die early or struggle to survive. They certainly are not the fittest. The hopeful monster (punctuated equilibrium) of evolution isn't so hopeful when actually viewed. In this case it is a loss of information.
At the state fair I saw a five legged cow but he couldn't run faster. The four winged duck could fly art all. All of these did not have new information but only repeated what information it had (with crippling results).
As we examine the evidence, does the mutations of evolution point us upward and onward as the evolutionary theory claims?