Re: Evolution Archive List

Cliff Lundberg (
Fri, 28 May 1999 16:23:29 -0700

Susan Brassfield wrote:

>The modern theory of the mechanism of evolution differs from
>Darwinism in three important respects:
> 3.It postulates that speciation is (usually) due to the gradual
>accumulation of small genetic changes. This is equivalent to
>saying that macroevolution is simply a lot of microevolution.

Isn't this Darwinism? I suspect that any characterization of
*The* modern theory of *the* mechanism of evolution will be
poorly received. Are you taking Dawkins as exemplary here?

Cliff Lundberg ~ San Francisco ~