Why I am not an evolutionist Despite the impression given by the BBC, all is not well with Darwin’s theory of evolution on this 200th anniversary of his birth. John Benton For example, I noticed that Sir David Attenborough’s celebratory TV programme was titled Charles Darwin and the Tree of Life, but at the end of the January New Scientist magazine’s front page headline was ‘Darwin was wrong: cutting down the tree of life’. It reported that the data concerning the perceived connections between living creatures simply does not link together in a Darwinian tree-like fashion. subscribe now Join today to gain access to the rest of this article and many others. more info login If you are already a subscriber, log in to continue. log in access code If you have an access code, enter it here: Go free trial Get free access for 14 days: Sign up Click here to find out how we take care of your personal data.