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Topic: inherited behavior
Replies: 16   Last Post: Jan 17, 2014 6:12 AM

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 Dale Posts: 219 Registered: 10/31/13
inherited behavior
Posted: Jan 15, 2014 9:25 PM

I say that "random" mutations do not lead to success in natural selection

obvious some inherited behavior is passed down in genetics, some species
do things always the same

so why can't newly learned behavior be inherited?

randomness is claimed in a couple sciences, like quantum mechanics,
radioactive decay which is actually part of quantum mechanics, and
biological genetic mutations

quantum mechanics and radioactive decay cannot be random because the
uncertainty principle says they are uncertain, randomness would be a
certainty

if you don't buy that randomness is a certainty, or want to talk about
mutations, you would have to test and validate that there is no
correlation from ANY other variable and its own self because it could be
self causal, that would require a MANOVA of all variables in the scope
of the randomness

if you are a determinist this is easy, EVERYTHING is causally related,
EVERYTHING is in scope, so such an experiment, designing the experiment,
or even thinking about the experiment might cause the randomness, in
fact if you are a determinist ALL things are causal and there is NO SUCH
THING as randomness OR EVEN uncertainty for that matter

if you are NOT a determinist then you must identify the scope before
designing the experiment to identify correlation or not, but the
definition of randomness says there is no scope, perhaps not even
itself, therefore the only scope to experiment on is itself, you would
have to find out when a random event starts, but if it is truly random
then time does not even correlate with it

so, randomness is not testable, therefore it is not a theory and not
even a hypothesis, only conjecture by the rules of science as
established now, and yes, including random mutations

--
Dale

Date Subject Author
1/15/14 Dale
1/15/14 Mayayana
1/16/14 Dale
1/16/14 J. Clarke
1/16/14 Mayayana
1/16/14 J. Clarke
1/16/14 Dale
1/17/14 Martin Brown
1/16/14 Mayayana
1/16/14 J. Clarke
1/16/14 Dale
1/16/14 Eric Stevens
1/16/14 Dale
1/16/14 Eric Stevens
1/16/14 Martin Brown
1/16/14 Dale
1/16/14 Eric Stevens