Re: Why Do We Die?

Ian Goddard (
Wed, 03 Feb 1999 01:34:42 -0500

At 08:29 AM 2/2/99 -0800, wrote:
>> Why do we die?
>> Maybe because a steady flow of new people is the only way
>> for new social structures, paradigms, and ideas to evolve,
>> which may in turn maximize the chance of the survival of life.
>> As Nobel physicist Max Plank said about evolution in science:
>Why would animals die, then?

IAN: Death and birth ensure that a continually new set of DNA combinations rise to prominence, which increases the chance of mutations, which increases the chance of a new species evolving with just the right something to survive a sudden change in the environment. Well, that seems plausible anyway.

Ian Goddard