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I definitely have enjoyed the Ancestor's Tale. I especially like the short story quality of the book. I can open it up to any section and read something interesting.

However, when reading this book and thinking about the process of natural selection, I couldn't help thinking that the process by which we come into being is not statistically improbable. It seems to me to be very probable, if not inevitable, given the amount of time we've had.

I don't mean "us" exactly, but rather "us": cell-based, seeing, hearing, smelling, sexually-reproducing, intelligent life.

Wed, 19 Nov 2008 07:15:00 UTC | #272885