Ian Pitchford (
Sun, 17 May 1998 15:29:25 +0000

Ron Chitwood wrote:

" I differentiate between macro-evolution, (the gradualism
that chance mutations would eventually produce fish, mammals, birds
and reptiles). That is not science, but an unprovable, specious
philosophy that masquerades as a science - and
microevolution,(something that has been proven by the science labs in
repetition and seems to be nothing more than variation within a gene

REPLY: It's not sensible to regard microeveolution and macroevolution
as separably provable or disprovable as the mechanism accounting for
both are the same in evolutionary theory. Also, genotypic diversity
and cumulative non-random natural selection are responsible for
speciation, not chance mutation.

Best wishes


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