Decoding Evolution

Unless you were raise by wolves, you will not be surprised to hear that the DNA of differnt organisms contains a kind of recipe for developing and maintaining that organism over its lifetime.  Squirrel DNA has a recipe for squirrels, dog DNA for dogs and so forth. But wolves not withstanding, you might be surprised to hear that there is another extremely ancient message in DNA that comes to us over billions of years.  It is an evolutionary journal of

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On 747s, Tornadoes, and Junkyards

The chance that higher life forms might have emerged in this way is comparable to the chance that a tornado sweeping through a junkyard might assemble a Boeing 747 from the materials therein. – Sir Fred Hoyle This is a perfect analogy. But not for what it is intended for. It suggests choosing a ridiculous hypothesis (random chance) for how a 747 might be produced and it compares that to an opinion on how probable life might have originated in the same

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