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Author Topic:   Diversification: Random Walk or Biological Determinism?
Coyote
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Message 8 of 35 (488551)
11-12-2008 9:28 PM
Reply to: Message 7 by NosyNed
11-12-2008 9:03 PM


Re: Real effect
I agree with your comments.
But they can be simplified: evolution is 1) opportunistic and 2) uses trial and error feedback.

Religious belief does not constitute scientific evidence, nor does it convey scientific knowledge.

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Message 20 of 35 (488753)
11-16-2008 7:05 PM
Reply to: Message 19 by AnswersInGenitals
11-16-2008 6:45 PM


Interlude
But such unlimited generalization of the term would just be, I think, spreading too little butter over too much toast.
Reacting to your colloquialism--
I knew a professor once who used, where you are using butter & toast, the term "slicing the baloney thinner."
We now return you to your regularly scheduled thread.

Religious belief does not constitute scientific evidence, nor does it convey scientific knowledge.

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