Re: where's the evolution?

Cliff Lundberg (
Fri, 19 Mar 1999 17:06:52 -0800

Kevin O'Brien wrote:

>Evolution does not work in either isolated or closed systems; it only works
>in open systems.

So if the solar system were all there was to the universe, there could
be no evolution? I don't grasp the preventive mechanism here. A closed
system can always be partitioned conceptually; then you've got two or more
systems, each open to the others.

>I've offered this challenge for years; no one has ever met the challenge.

Last year we had a challenger who kept offering $10,000 or so for some kind
of proof. He was fun for a little while.

Cliff Lundberg