Re: That (not so) idiot Darwin

From: Technotranscendence (
Date: Fri Jan 19 2001 - 08:55:20 MST

On Thursday, January 18, 2001 2:57 PM Samantha Atkins
> > If you're referring to this link, I don't follow. Obviously anyone
> > attacking evolution is going to attract creationists, fanatical and
> > otherwise, but the guy is referring to works such as Stuart
> > Kauffman's.
> At this point anyone "attacking evolution" is a damn fool until proven
> otherwise. Evolution is fact. The preciese mechanisms by which it
> occurs naturally and mechanisms that can be used by an evolutionary
> process are open to speculation and debate. But the two should not be
> conflated.

This is precisely the point I was trying to make earlier in this thread by
separating evolution (the What happened) and evolutionary theory/explanation
(the Why it happened).


Daniel Ust
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