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the other one Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-11-05 10:30 AM
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2. Genetics.
Your mom's DNA mixing with your dad's DNA created you. Any good "mutations" (modification is a better word) will likely be retained by your children. Any bad modifications will likely cause you to not have children. Good mutations passed down, bad mutations don't last. EZ
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  -J.Springer's caller just now, ". . . What is the cause of Evolutionary patrice  Nov-11-05 10:24 AM   #0 
  - Types of mutations  trotsky   Nov-11-05 10:29 AM   # 
  - I'm trying to invoke a multi-dimension frame for my hypothesis.  patrice   Nov-11-05 10:37 AM   #7 
     - Perhaps the most important aspects of science  trotsky   Nov-11-05 10:42 AM   #13 
     - Precisely, I always began my Psychology classes with a strong unit  patrice   Nov-11-05 10:50 AM   #22 
        - But the important thing to note  trotsky   Nov-11-05 11:04 AM   #29 
           - We agree then that a Mature "knowledge" is a high Value  patrice   Nov-11-05 11:16 AM   #32 
     - Well said :-)  papau   Nov-11-05 10:43 AM   #15 
  - Who's to know whether or not  kenny blankenship   Nov-11-05 10:29 AM   #1 
  - IMO, God and "the Devil" are different "dimensions" of the Same Thing.  patrice   Nov-11-05 10:40 AM   #9 
     - Mutations are bad--isn't that what they always say?  kenny blankenship   Nov-11-05 11:14 AM   #31 
        - Mutations *might* (as in, there is some Probability) be good.  patrice   Nov-11-05 11:35 AM   #34 
  - Genetics.  the other one   Nov-11-05 10:30 AM   #2 
  - Different mechanism. Sexual reproduction mixes genes, mutation  BlueEyedSon   Nov-11-05 10:35 AM   #6 
  - Right. Thats why mutation is the wrong word.  the other one   Nov-11-05 10:41 AM   #11 
  - The mutations in the genetic code result in Biological Changes!  patrice   Nov-11-05 10:44 AM   #17 
  - Evolution is the result of all 3 (sex, mutation, environmental pressures)  BlueEyedSon   Nov-11-05 10:57 AM   #25 
  - Are mutations completely random? Can certain kinds of Radiation cause  patrice   Nov-11-05 10:43 AM   #16 
     - Radiation definitely can cause mutations. And I think it still meets...  Zenlitened   Nov-11-05 10:49 AM   #21 
  - And living longer is showing us a lot of bad mutations...  trotsky   Nov-11-05 10:37 AM   #8 
  - What triggers the mutations?  patrice   Nov-11-05 10:41 AM   #12 
     - You didn't bother to read the link I posted upthread, did you? n/t  trotsky   Nov-11-05 10:42 AM   #14 
     - chemical mutagens, radiation, errors in DNA transcription  BlueEyedSon   Nov-11-05 10:58 AM   #26 
  - There is a reason why Metaphysics is separate from Physics  Pigwidgeon   Nov-11-05 10:30 AM   #3 
  - I agree - skepticism is a good - but adding religion is pointless.  papau   Nov-11-05 10:45 AM   #18 
  - ID is even outside of scientific argument  Pigwidgeon   Nov-11-05 11:03 AM   #28 
  - Yep.  patrice   Nov-11-05 10:46 AM   #19 
  - I sometimes reject all/most dichotomies as false.  patrice   Nov-11-05 10:56 AM   #24 
  - Some causes of mutations  Zenlitened   Nov-11-05 10:33 AM   #4 
  - It's actually not necessary to understand  Autonomy   Nov-11-05 10:33 AM   #5 
  - A combination of random and sentient changes.  skids   Nov-11-05 10:40 AM   #10 
     - Is Random just that which we can't describe (yet!)?  patrice   Nov-11-05 10:48 AM   #20 
        - yes..waves are random....  mexicoxpat   Nov-11-05 10:53 AM   #23 
           - So have "they", the scientists that is, stopped researching what was  patrice   Nov-11-05 11:02 AM   #27 
              - There's always something more to study  Pigwidgeon   Nov-11-05 11:09 AM   #30 
              - Beast Indeed!!!  patrice   Nov-11-05 11:34 AM   #33 
              - apples and oranges!  mexicoxpat   Nov-11-05 11:41 AM   #35 

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