Remember Ida, the fossil discovery announced last May with its own book and TV documentary? A publicity blitz called it "the link" that would reveal the earliest evolutionary roots of monkeys, apes and humans.
Experts protested that Ida wasn't even a close relative. And now a new analysis supports their reaction.
In fact, Ida is as far removed from the monkey-ape-human ancestry as a primate could be, says Erik Seiffert of Stony Brook University in New York.
He and his colleagues compared 360 specific anatomical features of 117 living and extinct primate species to draw up a family tree. They report the results in Thursday's issue of the journal Nature....
"The new analysis says Darwinius does not belong in the same primate category as monkeys, apes and humans. Instead, the analysis concluded, it falls into the other major grouping, which includes lemurs."
The Reprobates are still trying to prove the monkey-link connection even though some of them have disagreed over this particular point.
But until GOD provides them with the Gift of Faith, they will continue to speculate on what they cannot know or comprehend.
Hebrews 11:3 Through FAITH we understand that the worlds were framed by the word of God, so that things which are seen were not made of things which do appear.
John 1:3 All things were made by him; and without him was not any thing made that was made.
Time reveals all hoaxes, but the original perpetrators already made their money. Ads were sold for the documentary up-front, and the book probably has gone out of the remainder bins by now. It's so easy to make money off something like this that there's no reason not to do it. Maybe 6 months later, someone will expose it as a hoax, but who cares? The money has been made by that point.