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← 'Design vs. Chance' by PZ Myers, AAI 2009

pzmyers's Avatar Jump to comment 8 by pzmyers

I use "chance" intentionally. A lot of evolution is simple chance accumulation of random scraps of garbage and errors! We shouldn't run away from the word, but should embrace it.

Of course, adaptive evolution is not chance, but random variety constrained by functional necessity.

Sat, 10 Oct 2009 16:33:00 UTC | #404669