Letters: Aug. 13, 2001

How Apes Became Human

Your cover story "How Apes Became Human" focused on discoveries that reportedly show man evolving from a chimplike creature into one that can stand upright on two legs [PALEONTOLOGY, July 23]. This piece was a slap in the face to those who believe God created man in his image. You failed to substantiate that evolution is anything more than an unproven theory. You may think creationism is also an unproven theory--it takes God-given faith to believe in it--but creationism is rarely presented in the media as an alternative theory of human origin. CLAYTON DONNELL Southampton, Pa.

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