The blog of the British Center for Science Education shared slides from a recent talk which make a really important point about the way young-earth creationists want people to think about evolution, and a different and arguably more accurate perspective.
Here is how young-earth creationists (and some atheists) try to depict the situation:
If it is the latter, then you can zoom out and see the bigger picture:
Stepping back to see the bigger picture is, as a rule, a good idea in most situations. What do you think of this way of depicting the controversies that creationists seek to generate?