This may be a minor point but the creation was "good" not perfect. Moorad
----- Original Message -----
From: "Bill Payne" <email@example.com>
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."
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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.
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