Copyright 1994 by the CREATION RESEARCH SOCIETY (CRS), Inc.
*Creation Research Society Quarterly*, Volume 31, Number 1
                    (December, 1994)
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"Not so blind a watchmaker." by Richard D. Lumsden, Ph.D.  pp.
[[Structural and operational principles underlying the
organization of the vertebrate retina and bacterial flagellar
apparatus are reviewed in the context of William Paley's 
classic intelligent designer vs. Richard Dawkins' contemporary 
"blind watchmaker" interpretations of biological origins and 
diversity. The significance of inverted retinal microanatomy 
and retinocytophysiology is diagnosed. In the process, 
Dawkins' riposte to Paley is refuted. The second example is 
more contemporary. In terms of biophysical complexity, the 
bacterial rotor-flagellum is without precedent in the living 
world. To the micromechanicians of industrial research and 
development operations, it has become an inspirational, 
albeit formidable challenge to the best efforts of current 
technology, but one ripe with potential for profitable 
application. To evolutionists, the system presents an enigma; 
to creationists, it offers clear and compelling evidence of 
purposeful intelligent design.]]
"The evolution of geological origins theories: part 1 -- the
Haymond interbeds, Marathon Basin, Texas." by George F. Howe,
Ph.D., and Emmett L. Williams, Ph.D.  pp. 25-31.  
[[In this paper we demonstrate that rock sections, settling 
tank experiments, fossil reevaluations, and paradigm changes 
have been the basis for producing several different and 
conflicting theories concerning the origin of interbedded 
sandstone and shale strata known as the Haymond flysch. We 
show that when new models arise, old geological explanations 
may still remain viable. Debate and uncertainty ultimately 
prevail and this is perhaps the way it ought to be, since no 
one can observe ancient origins.]] 
"Anatomical evidence for creation: design in the human body." 
by David A. Kaufmann, Ph.D.  pp. 35-41.  
[[The human body is designed for precise, efficient 
functioning. In our human realm, creative inventors and 
engineers design and develop simple and complex machines that 
perform work more efficiently. A review of examples of pulley 
systems, wheels and axles, friction-reducing sacs within joints 
and compression/tension abilities of bones in the human body is 
presented. The functional superiority of the human brain over 
lower animals is cited. Since designs infer a designer, an 
unbiased observer would have great difficulty denying the 
rationality of inferring that these highly designed mechanisms 
in the human body had to be designed by an outside, suprahuman 
intelligent agent (Logos), the Creator.]] 
"The effect of Charles Darwin on the English Victorian writer, 
Thomas Henry Huxley." by Jay E. Long, Ed.D.  pp. 42-43.  
[[The writing of Charles Darwin on evolution had a profound 
effect on the writings of some of the English Victorian 
writers, especially Thomas Henry Huxley. This article presents
a brief summary of that effect.]]
"Pine Creek Gorge, the Grand Canyon of Pennsylvania: an 
introductory creationist study." by Emmett L. Williams, Ph.D., 
Eugene F. Chaffin, Ph.D., Robert M. Goette, Ph.D. and John R. 
Meyer, Ph.D.  pp. 44-59.  
[[The origin of Pine Creek Gorge in Pennsylvania is discussed 
from a young earth perspective as well as from a uniformitarian
viewpoint.  Field work in the region of the gorge is presented.
Uniformitarian and creationist conjectures on the formation of 
the Appalachian Plateau, where the gorge is located, are 
= Carlsbad "Signs Off" (Glen W. Wolfrom)
= What is "creation science"? (Bolton Davidheiser)
= Aguja and Javelina Formations -- lithostratigraphic
disagreements (Emmett L. Williams)
= Solubility of silicate minerals and the 
petrifaction of wood (Emmett L. Williams)
= Failure of natural selection (Jeffrey West)
= Expansion of space (Jeffrey M. Groah)
= "Eve Theory" comments (Jeremy Auldaney)
= Reply to Auldaney (Marvin L. Lubenow)
= Asteroid hypothesis for dinosaur extinction (Jeremy 
= Responses to comments on the "Asteroid hypothesis 
for dinosaur extinction (Michael J. Oard)
= Dedication to Wayne Frair, former president of CRS
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