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If evolution is true then why there is a monkey until this moment

  1. Oct 29, 2016 #1
    it is a common arrangement that say if evolution is true then why there is a monkey until this moment . I now that evolution is correct but who i can answer this question .
     
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  3. Oct 29, 2016 #2

    phinds

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    Monkeys and humans are not the same animal. Evolution is not a straight line, it is a branching tree. Monkeys are on one path and have STAYED on that path. Humans, a very long time ago, were on the same path, but branched off into their own path.
     
  4. Oct 29, 2016 #3

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    I cannot think of any reason why there shouldn't be monkeys. Recently (in terms of evolution) there also have been more of neighboring human species around. We were likely the reason they became extinct and the survival of higher primates doesn't look safe either. We are just another dry-nosed primate. A more successful one, hence still a primate.
     
  5. Oct 29, 2016 #4
    why not all the Monkeys get evolve to human
     
  6. Oct 29, 2016 #5

    phinds

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    Why should they?
     
  7. Oct 29, 2016 #6

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    Why don't cats evolve to lions? It's simply the case that both models are successful in their corner of the world. And we still evolve! And I assume other species, too.
     
  8. Oct 29, 2016 #7

    jim mcnamara

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    Your question stems from not understanding a lot of things. It is like asking 'why doesn't Evolution work to add fingers to families of concert pianists.'
    Too many assumptions. Evolution has no goal, it doesn't "think". It does not "think" we humans are the epitome of all life. We are not an endpoint or a goal. We arose in response to lots of random events, usually unpleasant, way back in time. It won't happen again.

    If you know programming, Evolution is very like Langston's Ant or Conway's Life. Complex behavior arises from following simple rules overs billions of iterations (or in Biology, generations).
     
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  10. Oct 29, 2016 #9
    can the human get evolve
     
  11. Oct 29, 2016 #10

    russ_watters

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    No monkeys evolved into humans. Please reread post #2.
    Humans are still evolving, yes.
     
  12. Oct 29, 2016 #11
    how we evolve
     
  13. Oct 29, 2016 #12

    fresh_42

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  14. Oct 29, 2016 #13
    we began with oceans rust
     
  15. Oct 29, 2016 #14

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    By adaptation, selection and random changes.
     
  16. Oct 29, 2016 #15

    phinds

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    No, you are mis-reading the chart. Ocean rust was a stage in the Earth, like an ice age.
     
  17. Oct 29, 2016 #16

    fresh_42

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    http://www.pnas.org/content/104/52/20753

    Main author is John D. Hawks
     
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  18. Oct 29, 2016 #17

    phinds

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    @rashida564, you will learn much more about evolution by actually READING about evolution, not asking semi-random questions on an internet forum.
     
  19. Oct 29, 2016 #18
    thank you
     
  20. Oct 29, 2016 #19

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    Let's reiterate, monkeys never turned into humans. Both monkeys and humans evolved from a common ancestor. the reason they evolved into different things is because they evolved in different environments (the mother group got separated into at least two groups and each group evolved in their own way according to the details of their envrionment).
     
  21. Oct 30, 2016 #20
    I don't think so
     
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