Are We Related to . . . Bananas?

Nye vs. Ham Ark Debate

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This is Ken Ham, a contributor to the family-friendly publication, Answers magazine.


Did you know evolutionary ideas teach that all organisms are related to one another? In this view, we are related to poison ivy, mosquitos, and strawberries.

During his visit to the Ark Encounter, I asked Bill Nye “the Science Guy” if we are related to bananas. He responded, “Yes!”

Now, he thinks we are related to everything because every living creature has DNA similarities. Nye thinks this shows common descent. But that belief starts with the assumption that everything arose by evolution.

There is a different way of looking at DNA. Our Creator made us to live in the same world, eat the same food, and breathe the same air. So He wisely designed every living thing with similarities in DNA.

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