Scientists: Appendix Protects Good Germs

Some surgeons and immunologists at Duke University Medical School say that the appendix actually does have a function: It produced and protects good germs for your digestive system.

Creationists have argued for quite some time that the appendix does, in fact, have a purpose. Now that evolutionary scientists are saying the same thing and it’s getting widespread coverage, you might think you’d get some reflection on the part of evolutionists who have for so long argued that the appendix is vestigial and thus evidence for evolution. Read the article, though, and you’ll find the following jewel of a comment:

The idea “seems by far the most likely” explanation for the function of the appendix, said Brandeis University biochemistry professor Douglas Theobald. “It makes evolutionary sense.”

I just had to laugh. If it has no function, it’s proof of evolution. If it has a function, it’s proof of evolution. Ah, the predictive power of evolution.

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One Response to “Scientists: Appendix Protects Good Germs”

  1. Sicarii says:

    I think its termed the evolution of crap.