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Topic: Several questions on evolution, and mutation (rate)
Replies: 52   Last Post: Sep 8, 1996 9:44 PM

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 David Beorn Posts: 4 Registered: 12/12/04
Re: Several questions on evolution, and mutation (rate)
Posted: Aug 29, 1996 11:43 PM

On 27 Aug 1996, James Foster wrote:

> Date: 27 AUG 1996 17:38:12 GMT
> From: James Foster <foster@cs.uidaho.edu>
> Newgroups: sci.bio.technology, sci.bio.misc, sci.math,
> bionet.molbio.evolution, bionet.microbiology
> Subject: Re: Several questions on evolution, and mutation (rate)
>
> I've heard the argument in this thread SOOOO many times that I have a
> canned response (stolen largely from Richard Feynman):
>
> On the way into work this morning, I saw a license plate 1L18875. What
> are the chances of THAT!?

42

> The probability that life has arisen from selective pressure on mutation
> is exactly one. After all, life HAS arisen that way.

Must be nice to know everything so you can just ASSERT the facts - I
guess you were there???

> --
> James A. Foster email: foster@cs.uidaho.edu
> Laboratory for Applied Logic Dept. of Computer Science

Applied logic lab - I can't resist that - I guess you're just creating
some right there??? And from Idaho no less. It's great to just be able
to assert the conclusion and then create the logic for it.

> University of Idaho www: http://www.cs.uidaho.edu/~foster

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