Evolution Theory: Witnesses for the Prosecution
As a Witness for the Defense, you must present evidence that supports the
Theory of Evolution. In this trial, you will take on the persona of a person
who examined, and researched evidence that has supported Evolution Theory.
To prepare for your role, you must research one of the following personages.
You must know a little of their life and biographies. But more important,
you must know their research, and how it supports the Theory of Evolution.
Michael Denton (Molecular
Biologist/Medical Doctor) see A
Theory In Crisis.
Patterson (Paleontologist) see Doubts
About Darwin, TE Woodward
Behe (Professor of Biochemistry at Lehigh University) see Darwin's
E. Johnson (Professor of Law, UCB) see How
Did We Get Here? (A Cyber Debate) and Darwin on Trial? By PE Johnson.
M. Morris (Director of the Institute for Creation Research) see
Peter Gegenheimer (Associate Professor of Molecular Biosciences. Lawrence
KS) see Intelligent
In your research, you
must be prepared for the following questions:
- State you name for
- Why are you an expert
on the Theory of Evolution?
- What research have you done which refutes the Theory of Evolution?
But remember that the
Defense will know something about the work that you researched, so be prepared
for the tricky questions, like
- If I may make a similar
comparison to those that you make to evolution, isn't true that our own
technology has made large leaps, and has not always moved in small, smooth
- Isn't true that since
your book, you have changed your mind several times about the Theory of
The good witness would
have prepared themselves for the both the obvious questions, and questions
that highlight the problems in their own work.