Re: information creation and promissory materialism (was Especially
Thu, 14 Oct 1999 00:17:51 EDT

In a message dated 99-10-13 22:20:26 EDT, you write:

Mike writes:

>Someone needs to explain this to bacteria. They are the predominate
>life form on earth and have been evolving for the longest period of time.
>Yet there is no clear trend that bacteria have increased their complexity
>to fill every available niche.


>As a direct descendant of a bacterium (or more realistically, at least
>*two* bacterial lineages), I question the suggestion that we've not
>increased our complexity over the course of evolution.

I see. One lineage out of millions. I guess for some the exception
does prove the rule.