There are those who claim that the theory
of evolution cannot be true because the apes, which are supposed to be
closely related to humans, do not likewise share the same large brains,
capacity for complicated speech, and tool-making capability. They reason
that if these features are generally beneficial, then the apes should
have evolved them as well. Which of these provides the best argument
against this misconception?
Advantageous alleles do not arise on demand.