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Author Topic:   Problems with evolution? Submit your questions.
Dr Jack
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Message 42 of 752 (566189)
06-23-2010 1:03 PM
Reply to: Message 24 by ICANT
06-22-2010 3:29 PM


Re: Question
I know this won't meet your approval but so what?

The problem with your description is twofold:

1. It does not tell us how to determine if information has decreased or increased. We need a way to compare the information content of two messages.

2. It's not obvious how it applies to evolution. What is the sender? What is the receiver? What is the message?


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Dr Jack
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Message 67 of 752 (566308)
06-24-2010 6:43 AM
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06-23-2010 3:32 PM


Re: Question
What difference does it make what is the sender?
What difference does it make what is the receiver?
What difference does it make what the message is?

Er, it's your definition, if you don't know what these things are with respect to biological systems, how can we apply it to them?

Information as we know it comes from a mind.

Bullshit. There's information all around us that doesn't come from minds. Look out the window, up at the sky - do you really think you receive no information about the weather? No information about the time of day?


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Dr Jack
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Message 129 of 752 (575845)
08-21-2010 10:31 AM
Reply to: Message 127 by Bolder-dash
08-21-2010 6:50 AM


What do you think a random mutation actually is, Bolder-dash?

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