An Alternative to Evolution: pt 2 (Introduction)

by David Turell @, Friday, July 13, 2018, 19:21 (688 days ago) @ Balance_Maintained

TONY: Actually, David and I both agree, I think, that an organism cannot pass on information it doesn't already contain

DHW... you are not willing to contemplate the possibility that an organism can ACQUIRE new information and then pass it on.

Tony: There are four possibilities: invention, acquisition, preprogrammimg, and dabbling(as you call it).

We have no evidence at all of invention. Saying that it happened because there is new information is not logically sound.

David has provided us with numerous cellular mechanics that should prevent genetic acquisition, which is the logical fallacy I was pointing about horizontal gene transfer.

We have no evidence for speciation, nor do we observe early life containing all the genetic information for more complex life, thus denying full pre-programmed evolution.

That leaves dabbling, which fits the evidence of the Cambrian explosion and similar events.

Could a designer have done it otherwise? Certainly. I just want to see the evidence for it laid out in a logical, falsifiable manner before I jump on board.

I've made the point that a simple early form like amoeba contains many more bases in their DNA than humans, and those bases can be rearranged into the human form over time that evolution takes place under God's guidance. I think the info is all there from the beginning.

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