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Most of my subscribers will know how vanishingly rare it is to find a creationist who actually understands how the theory of evolution works. This video is an attempt to describe some of the basics, which they invariably get wrong when they try to debate us.

Links mentioned in the video and sources from which to find out more about evolutionary theory:

http://www.youtube.com/user/AronRa

http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL126AFB53A6F002CC

http://www.youtube.com/user/Underlings

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qEilzDdLmIA

http://www.youtube.com/user/DonExodus2

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JgyTVT3dqGY

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Evolution

http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn13673-evolution-myths-mutations-can-only-destroy-information.html

http://talkorigins.org

http://science.howstuffworks.com/life/evolution

http://www.youtube.com/user/WildwoodClaire1

Free book from the National Academy of Sciences:
http://www.nap.edu/openbook.php?record_id=11876&page=R1
This is a good starting point for creationists to learn how scientists describe evolution. I would encourage them to compare this with what creationists say about evolution and then ask themselves if either version makes more sense than the other.

Video clips used:

Meerkats:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=okeEimF3kYM
Hydrothermal vents:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=huTJlHMR_LE
DNA replication graphic:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4jtmOZaIvS0
People on train, mother and baby:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wa3ZDEZj3P8
Zooming out of galaxy:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bR9YCSJgr6U
Monty Python stoning:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FQ5YU_spBw0
Ice core sample storage facility:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JS2PhRd_5NA

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