Who Discovered Natural Selection?


Part 4



This is Ken Ham, on a mission to call the church back to the authority of God’s Word.


If I asked you who first described natural selection, you might say Charles Darwin. Actually … no. Darwin got his ideas mostly from a scientist named Edward Blyth. Parts of Origin of Species are nearly direct copies of Blyth’s work!

But there’s a big difference between the two men. Darwin rejected God’s Word. Blyth believed God created the original kinds … and that natural selection was a mechanism that allowed God’s creation to survive in a world after the fall … and after the flood.

Blyth’s view is consistent with what we see in our world! Organisms reproduce according to their kinds. We never observe one kind changing into another one.

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