Re: Gene That Gives Power to Flower Is Found

Susan B (
Fri, 13 Aug 1999 21:36:13 -0500 (CDT)

At 06:17 AM 8/13/99 +0800, you wrote:
>Here is a New York Times article at:
>reporting on yet another master gene that codes for all flowers! Note the
>unconscious design language in the opening sentence:
>"Whether an elaborate orchid, a simple daisy or a many-petaled
>garden rose, the world's flowers are all variations on one simple

thank you! very compelling evidence that all flowers (gymnosperms(sp?))
descended from a common ancestor and share a family resemblence :-)

>As David Berlinski said regarding the astonishing discovery that all
>eyes are produced by the one master gene, "No one in possession of
>these facts can imagine that they support the Darwinian theory":

when the data seem to point to the fact that all life is closely related?
How does that violate Darwin's theory? His theory hangs on common descent.

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