Mutations Don’t Support Evolution!

Does Genetics Support an Old-Earth Timeline?

by Ken Ham on May 24, 2022

Part 2



This is Ken Ham, CEO of the global apologetics ministry of Answers in Genesis.


Yesterday we learned that the rate at which mistakes pile up in our mitochondrial DNA contradicts evolutionary ideas. You see, if humans really have been around for hundreds of thousands of years, we’d expect to see major differences between people and hundreds of mutations. But, we don’t!

This is a big problem for evolutionary ideas. That’s because mutations are supposedly the driving force for evolution. And yet they can’t explain such a low number of mutations. In other words: the driving force for evolution doesn’t match evolutionary predictions!

But here’s what it does show: it does support a biblical timescale of just a few thousand years.

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