Evolution. . Question: If humans evolved from monkeys, then why are there still monkeys? Humans did not evolve FROM monkeys. We evolved from a Common Ancestor.
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Question: If humans evolved from monkeys,
then why are there still monkeys?
Humans did not evolve
FROM monkeys. We evolved
from a Common Ancestor.
In the begginging:
This is a single cell.
At some point, the cell copied itself to form two cells.
However, the second cell (grey) came out different in
some way. It had a mutation.
The mutation allowed the second cell to eat pink
food, something the original cell could not do.
O The white cell, however, can still only eat yellow food.
When the yellow food one day begins to disappear from the
environment, suddenly this mutation is critical to the survival
of the grey cell survival.
This is what we call Adaptation.
This adaptation continued to happen with all life as it spread
into new environments. Over thousands of generations and
millions of years, these adaptations accommodate until life looks
very different from when it started, with only the most well
adapted species surviving.
This process is known as:
Natural Selection
A similar process happened with man.
The traditional image that represents the evolution of
man is this:
However, this process is more accurately conveyed through a
different, slightly more complex image:
Approximate DNA similarity to humans:
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Unfortunately, these guys just didn' t make it to the present =
So while we have a common ancestor with monkeys, we didn' t
evolve from them directly, if anything we evolved with them.
Thank you for reading.
Please Note‘ While this image attempts to accurately portray the process of evolution, l is still a grossly
oversimplified version of a very complex process If you are intrigued or want to learn more then head
to Berkeley' s 'Understanding Evolution‘ page © http:// , edu/,
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#51 - newmainman (08/16/2012) [+] (36 replies)
Oh yeah atheists?! Well if there is no god, then how does my cinnamon toast crunch cereal taste so ************* delicious?!


#31 - SenorButtPlug (08/16/2012) [+] (3 replies)
But can your evolution explain this?
#219 - theotherdudec (08/16/2012) [+] (4 replies)
Did anyone else just skip past the post because they already understand evolution?
User avatar #1 - nomorecounting (08/15/2012) [+] (7 replies)
Neanderthal, now extinct.

Because we killed them! Homo Sapiens **** YEAH!
#378 - Natelawl (08/16/2012) [+] (2 replies)
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#552 - dickorcock (08/16/2012) [+] (3 replies)
Then how come it only took this ear 20 years to develop human characteristics?
#343 - ronyx (08/16/2012) [-]
User avatar #65 - derangedberger (08/16/2012) [+] (1 reply)
Well if there is no god then how come macs are better than pepsi?
#592 - failboatz (08/16/2012) [-]
I call ******** , if evolution is real. Why haven't the ******* evolved yet?
#229 - biggrand (08/16/2012) [-]
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if rice crispys are dry, then why can I only buy two shoes at a time?

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#210 - MCmc (08/16/2012) [-]
If we came from England, why are there still British people?
#60 - qwermy (08/16/2012) [+] (7 replies)
You know, this is science, not atheism. Nothing about this has anything to do with a belief or disbelief in God. I am a Christian, and I understand and believe in evolution. So what would this be doing on r/atheism? Basically, it shows that atheists think that their disbelief in God makes them smarter. This does somewhat piss me off, as Christians are equally capable of thinking with logic and reason. Please stop equating atheism and science. Just because atheists use science in place of God does not mean they cannot coexist.
#440 - anonymous (08/16/2012) [+] (3 replies)
Christian bale does not approve of this post
#454 to #440 - kageshi (08/16/2012) [-]
However, Atheist Bale does approve of this post.
#502 - ukellisuae (08/16/2012) [+] (6 replies)
Yeah but if somebody believes a book that was written 2000 years ago, then rewritten and changed languages and then rewritten and then rewritten again etc. chances are they aren't going to listen to logic
#480 - skergex (08/16/2012) [+] (1 reply)
#182 - mcderfenschmirt (08/16/2012) [-]
You don't see Christians posting Bible verses on here. Why bore me to death with this.
#669 - antimedic (08/16/2012) [+] (5 replies)
**antimedic rolled a random image posted in comment #126 at well done /b/ ** <-------This is what i evolved from.
User avatar #211 - drummingfool (08/16/2012) [+] (24 replies)
but we have no evidence that the common ancestor existed.
User avatar #232 to #211 - syconess (08/16/2012) [-]
herp derp fossils
herp derp DNA
Herp a derp a derp
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