Re: Is evolution really the central theory for all of biology?

From: George Murphy <gmurphy@raex.com>
Date: Tue Sep 13 2005 - 20:02:34 EDT

----- Original Message -----
From: "Alexanian, Moorad" <alexanian@uncw.edu>
To: "Pim van Meurs" <pimvanmeurs@yahoo.com>; "Ted Davis"
<tdavis@messiah.edu>
Cc: <asa@lists.calvin.edu>
Sent: Tuesday, September 13, 2005 5:14 PM
Subject: RE: Is evolution really the central theory for all of biology?

> Ukrainian geneticist Theodosius Dobzhansky said, "Nothing in biology makes
> sense except in the light of evolution." For practicing physicists, this
> would mean that, "Nothing in physics makes sense except in the light of
> the Big Bang," which is nonsense since physics, like biology, is an
> experimental not a historical science.

I'm really tired of arguing about this but the distinction between
"experimental" and "historical" sciences is a lot less important than a lot
of people think.

Shalom
George
http://web.raex.com/~gmurphy/
Received on Tue Sep 13 20:04:09 2005

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