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Thus, the formation of a snowflake, though likely, depends on both chance and law, not just law. Further, each snowflake is slightly different from all others, and that difference depends on the continuously changing conditions of temperature and humidity that the snowflake experienced as it fell through the atmosphere. The formation of a particular snowflake is far from determined in the way that, say, the formation of a single crystal of salt is determined. ) A snowflake is only one of an infinity of possible patterns, so by Dembski’s definition, any given snowflake ought to be every bit as complex as an antenna.

If the common ancestor of that group did not possess the eyespots on its tail, mutation and natural selection must have created the eyespots. The stunningly ornamented birds of paradise, the tail of the peacock, the stripes of the zebra, and the human brain have evolved by mutation and natural selection. Evaluation of the Dynamic-Creation Model MYSTERIES The dynamic-creation model uses standard neo-Darwinian processes when convenient but also introduces mysteries and fatal inconsistencies. Let’s first have a look at the orthodoxy.

If the analogy fails, then the entire argument is likely to fail. Dembski, likewise, leans heavily on a flawed analogy and covers up its failure with abstruse mathematical notation and invented jargon. Behe’s Opaque Box Behe, a biochemist, argues that his own field is somehow more fundamental than all others. He notes that biochemistry is extremely complicated and 20 Grand Designs and Facile Analogies 21 points to some systems that are so complicated that they are irreducibly complex. IRREDUCIBLE COMPLEXITY Behe says, in essence, that a system is irreducibly complex if it includes three or more parts that are crucial to its operation.

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