Re: Seed AI and aesthetics

Michael S. Lorrey (
Sun, 04 Jul 1999 12:42:29 -0400

Peter Lakbar wrote:
> Interestingly enough, several people suggested in the 17th and 18th century
> that the masses of sea-shells and fossilized sea-creatures found in cliffs
> and high places were proof that the biblical story of the flood were true,
> but the remains found were explained away by the scientists of the time as
> having been carried up there by people, since most scientist at that time
> where loath to admit to any evidence that would lend credence to the bible.

Actually, Leonardo Da Vinci correctly deduced the origins of sea life fossils found in the layers of the mountains, that it was once seabed that rose up from tectonic action.

Mike Lorrey