Re: Pasteur and nature of science

From: Moorad Alexanian (
Date: Wed Jan 09 2002 - 08:44:06 EST

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    This may be a minor point but the creation was "good" not perfect. Moorad

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    From: "Bill Payne" <>
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    Sent: Tuesday, January 08, 2002 10:39 PM
    Subject: Re: Pasteur and nature of science

    > On Tue, 8 Jan 2002 13:28:31 -0700 "D. F. Siemens, Jr."
    > <> writes:
    > > Bill,
    > > I have found the emphasis on increased complexity in anti-Darwinian
    > > arguments tied to a denial of the possibility of regress or stasis.
    > > If I have erroneously ascribed this view to you, I apologize.
    > No problem. Abrupt appearance and stasis are the two most obvious
    > features of the fossil record. And since virtually all mutations are
    > negative, then regress should dominate - which is what YEC say: we were
    > created perfect in the Garden, but look at us now!
    > I don't see how naturalistic evolution, as it moves from simple to
    > complex (not by definition), can overcome regression. For every step
    > forward (a beneficial mutation) there are a thousand steps backward
    > (harmful mutations). Takes more faith than I have to believe that.
    > Bill
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