Although it is conclusive that Human evolution from a single celled organism is not true, evolution better known as mutation is. It can be traced historically and in current day. So could we say that perhaps many species today have "evolved" from the form they were 6 thousand years ago at the Biblical start of the human race?
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The structure and form of life has obviously changed. I don't think you have to be an evolutionist to accept that. Nor do I know any Christians who'll deny it.
If you look in Genesis you will see that men are described to have lived for upto 900 years. Dogs and other animals are bred to produce animals with desirable traits. So the structure of lifeforms changes over time, no doubt about that.
On a secondary note, welcome to the site and please consider reading the FAQ on what makes a good focused question. In its current form the question is too simple. It sounds more like a request to affirm your own beliefs than a query for information.
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yeeeesss, evolution, via either natural or artifical selection is ongoing (in evolutionary theory, there is nothing special even about humans; we aren't some magic end-state) . For an artificial example within a species, just look at dog breeding and how rapidly the form can change there. For an interesting example of observed evolution, look at the E. coli Long-term Experimental Evolution Project (which has followed bacteria through 50k generations, IIRC).
In humans, you only need to look at skin colour (although the Bible has a different explanation for that, I believe, and most estimates say that skin colour has been adapting for something like 75,000 years) or lactose intolerance.
If you are looking for a biblical answer, then (and I shudder at this, because it is entirely unscientific): without it, you need to make the ark much, much bigger than even the Bible dares state. However, there is no scientific reason to believe that life suddenly evolved and diversified after stepping off an ark, and every paleontological and biological reason to think the very opposite.
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