When seemingly lucid men and women of science place their faith in the creed of naturalism, anything that contradicts their beliefs must be disregarded or explained away. This is not just a passive attitude, but a very aggressive and pervasive mindset. Like the defense mechanism of psychological denial, it allows these disciples of Darwin to turn a blind eye to evidence that might contradict or even falsify their molecules-to-men worldview.
Have we been “programmed” to accept that the fossil bird Archaeopteryx and the living Avocet bird are separated by long ages of evolution. Would you be surprised to learn that they are both found in the Cretaceous rock layer along with dinosaurs?