Evolution is inexorably connected with the Big Bang and there the initial
condition is assumed to be simple and complexity, in cosmology at least,
increased with time. Moorad
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From: "Bill Payne" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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Sent: Tuesday, January 08, 2002 10:46 PM
Subject: Re: Pasteur and nature of science
> On Tue, 08 Jan 2002 14:39:51 -0500 george murphy <email@example.com>
> > I'll repeat the point that I made at the beginning & which has not been
> refuted: Evolution
> > does not involve increase in complexity as a matter of definition.
> That should not be refuted; I agree, as a matter of definition. But if
> there is not a generally increasing vector of complexity, with only minor
> countercurrents, then the theory fails to explain how we got here.
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