Re: Evolution Explained Simple & Complex Disinctions
- --- In email@example.com, "herbborteck" wrote:
>Tin: Evolution requires simple before complex
> > Pi:
> > Not true. Care to back that up with appropriate equations? Oh yeah.. be sure to include units of measurement. We can begin with the unit of measurement for entropy.
> Let me try to understand your question.
> Do you question the observation that the evolution of species is a non-equuilibrium process, producing a continuous increase in complexity? Compare (some of) us with our ancestors, say, several hundreds mln years ago.
> I question that statement.
> Evolution is a process that may create species that are MORE or LESS complex then their ancestors.
> The only determinations are created by the circumstances that the nich changes.
> You have to explain why more then 99% of all life that lived on our
> planet is extinct.
but does not require that simple become
According to evolution all complex
life evolved from simple life, which is
why the simple before complex fossil
record order is evidence for evolution.
Evolution does not require that
simple life become more complex. In
fact, life may become more simple
if selected by nature.