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Author Topic:   Natural Limitation to Evolutionary Processes (2/14/05)
happy_atheist
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Message 134 of 299 (331677)
07-14-2006 5:04 AM
Reply to: Message 132 by inkorrekt
07-13-2006 11:37 PM


Re: Considering rapid rate of mutation
What you're saying is equivalent to saying "Well you can't tell me which atom is going to decay next so quantum mechanics is wrong!". It makes no sense to ask someone to predict something that's random, and so by definition can't be predicted. The path of evolution is dictated by the state of the environment (which is largely impossible to predict into the future), and completely random mutations which are certainly impossible to predict into the future.

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