From: Steve Petermann (email@example.com)
Date: Sun Sep 28 2003 - 08:29:06 EDT
Thanks for your assessment. I appreciate it.
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Subject: Re: RFEP & ID
> I finally dug through all the stuff in the threads you listed. What I
> found was essentially one group saying, "We do not know fully how
> flagella are assembled, but we know that a number of genes is involved.
> We're investigating further." Another group was saying either, "We want
> an answer now," or "You'll never find an answer. It's IC." I did not find
> any report of honest research that was motivated by ID or IC claims.
> /Science/, 301:1487f and 1503ff (12 September 2003), makes note that only
> 35% of the identified genes of /Plasmodium falciparum/ have recognized
> functions. This means that 65% are not known from other organisms. Does
> this suggest that all these were introduced by the designer? No, it
> happens that this is the first protozoan to be sequenced, and the task of
> identifying the genes which are active at different stages in the life
> cycle is just beginning. Unfortunately, plasmodia are not mastigotes
> (flagellates) but sporozoa, so the battle over flagella is not nearing an
> end. Not till many protozoa and other creatures are sequenced can we make
> an intelligent analysis.
> On Thu, 25 Sep 2003 14:20:12 -0500 "Steve Petermann"
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > Dave Wrote:
> > > Where do I find the ID
> > > research that has forced a reconsideration of "Darwinism"?
> > I'm no biologist so a lot in their discussions are over my head but
> > the
> > threads on flagellum seem particularly good in delineating the ID
> > vs.
> > Darwinism issues. It's been such a long thread they have two with
> > several
> > pages:
> > http://www.iscid.org/boards/ubb-get_topic-f-6-t-000399.html
> > http://www.iscid.org/boards/ubb-get_topic-f-6-t-000415.html
> > For those who are well versed in this field, if they have an opinion
> > on
> > these threads, I'd appreciate hearing it.
> > Steve Petermann
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