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Evolutionary mechanisms that Behe doesn't consider, such as functional change and coevolution, make irreducible complexity not only possible, but expected.

See Irreducible Complexity and Michael Behe FAQs and Irreducible Complexity Demystified Hasn't Jonathan Wells shown that Darwinist claims about such "icons of evolution" as the peppered moth, Haeckel's embryos, and Darwin's finches have been disproven?

See: Not a Free Lunch But a Box of Chocolates, A Presentation Without Arguments Yes, we do.

We keep a copy of the "International Flat Earth Society" flyer here to document that real people in modern times do assert that the earth is flat, not because we think the earth is flat See: Documenting the Existence of "The International Flat Earth Society."You might start with the talk.origins FAQs. Origins Archive just some website that has no particular credibility?

Due to the rarity of preservation and the likelihood that speciation occurs in small populations during geologically short periods of time, transitions between species are uncommon in the fossil record. See the Evolution and Chance FAQ and the Five Major Misconceptions about Evolution FAQ: Evolution Proceeds by Random Chance.

Transitions at higher taxonomic levels, however, are abundant. Evolution does not violate the second law of thermodynamics. Snowflakes form, trees grow, and embryos develop, etc. A scientific theory stands or falls according to how well it is supported by the facts, not according to who believes it. According to numerous, independent dating methods, the earth is known to be approximately 4.5 billion years old. Radiometric isochron dating techniques reveal whether contamination has occurred, while numerous theoretical calculations, experiments, and astronomical observations support the notion that decay rates are constant.

See the The sophistication of Dembski's arguments is superficial.