Re: Neo Darwinism
Sun, 10 Oct 1999 15:51:36 EDT

Cliff writes:

<< It should be clear by now that the term 'Neo-Darwinism' is favored by
creationists simply because it has a more pejorative sound than the
alternatives, not because it has any particular meaning. If evolutionists
can't stand up and say 'I am a Neo-Darwinist', they should have sense
enough to repudiate the term.>>

What's wrong with this term? Does it simply refer to the synthesis
that showed at the genetic level that mutation, selection, and drift
can alter gene frequencies in a population that are at the heart
of evolution?