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Consensus is supposed to represent the agreement of the experts. Yet consensus also means that there isn’t enough evidence to make a conclusion based on the evidence alone. Not all fields of knowledge rely on consensus as a means to verify a fact. Those that do however suffer from the problem that consensus, once formed, tends to snowball. It attracts careers, institutions, the media, governments and those who are driven by peer acceptance. Once the consensus becomes enforced and entrenched


This is a list of some of the mistaken ideas that are used in evolutionary thinking.   1. Similarity is evidence for ancestral relationships. When used as evidence for evolution it becomes circular reasoning. Similarities can have two origins, design or ancestry. If the relationship is ancestral then similarities would be due to common ancestry, but if similarities are from a designer using the same or similar structures, then similarity is evidence of a common designer. Another problem is that