According to the most popular views in science, mutations are the driving force of evolution.
A theory in science is not like a theory in other fields; it is not an “educated guess.”
The belief that rates of change in nature, especially those relating to decay or erosion, remain comparatively constant.
The small scale change modifying a plant or animal, short of producing a major change in type.
The evolution or change of one kind of animal or plant into a significantly different kind.
The promotion of the theory of evolution in explaining origins of current lifeforms to the exclusion of other competing theories.
The promotion of the theory of creation as the explanation for the origin of life and the universe.