Credit Card processing by
Media - Audio Downloads
Hominids, Hobbits and Humans (Audio Download)
CMI Price:$1.00
Qty: 

Creation Media
 
 

Hominids, Hobbits and Humans (Audio Download)

In this talk Dr Line deals with several issues in regards to human evolution, including the fallacy of arranging alleged hominid skulls to give the appearance of an evolutionary lineage. Discussed is the evolutionary bias of paleoanthropology. Dr Line looks at whether increase in brain size has any meaningful adaptive value in terms of intelligence, and discusses why this is important in terms of the plausibility of human evolution. Problems with the Out of Africa theory are mentioned. Powerful evidence for a Designer’s existence is pointed out in the capabilities of the human brain. The australopithecines are looked at, as they are the supposed precursors from which our genus Homo evolved. Discussed are Australopithecus afarensis (focusing on Lucy) and Australopithecus sediba. In the traditional evolutionary story the australopithecines evolve into Homo habilis, which then evolves into Homo erectus. Hence, H. habilis is also looked at, particularly in regards to whether it is a valid taxon. Specimens discussed include KNM-ER 1470 and OH 62, as well as the latest fossils discovered at Koobi Fora, Northern Kenya, published in the 9 August 2012 edition of Nature. The probability of an australopithecine skeleton evolving into a Homo erectus skeleton is considered. The alleged new hominid species Homo floresiensis, dubbed hobbits, is discussed. Hypotheses put forth to explain the identity of H. floresiensis are mentioned, and Dr Line gives his opinion on the most likely scenario.

This is a 30mb MP3 audio file which needs to be downloaded to your computer / tablet / smart phone before you can listen to it. The software/program needed will normally be already on your device but if necessary free software can be downloaded from the internet and installed.

List all audio downloads from the 2013 Australia Supercamp

Format: Download MP3
Audience: High School–Adult
Presenter: Peter Line
Length: 64 mins
Product Code: 35-1-016

Related Products
2013 Australia Supercamp MP3 Download pk
2013 Australia Supercamp MP3 Download pk
Customers who bought this product also purchased
Refuting the ’New Atheists’  (VidDL)
Refuting the ’New Atheists’ (VidDL)
Facing the Fire (VidDL)
Facing the Fire (VidDL)
Postmodernism, Tolerance and PC (MP3)
Postmodernism, Tolerance and PC (MP3)
Phillip Island: Virtual Field Trip (MP3)
Phillip Island: Virtual Field Trip (MP3)
Understanding the Law of Decay (MP3)
Understanding the Law of Decay (MP3)
High Tech Cell  (MP3)
High Tech Cell (MP3)
0 items