From: Van oost Kenneth (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sat 02 Nov 2002 - 21:21:35 GMT
What a mistake to make !
What are monads Scotts !
But what I wrote I stick by,
> >----- Original Message -----
> >From: "Scott Chase" <email@example.com>
> > > Yet bacteria rule the planet.
> > >
> > > If you draw an imaginary line from monad to man and generalize from
> > > unidimensional and linearized view of evolution up a ladder across the
> > > whole, you might tend to (mis)perceive a progressive tendency toward
> > > complexity in evolution, especially if you fail to define "complex"
> > > "elaborate".
> >Hi Scott,
> >Not that I am willing to redraw my comment to Joe earlier on, but the
> >line you draw from nomads to modern man is such an one I got in mind.
> >Goulds proposal of the Full House implies IMO such possibility, that
> >the only way up for nomads was to settle down, became farmers and
> >went on to become modern people.
> >For Joe this is the tendency towards complexity, for me it is the view
> >that all started as a " singularity " or less complex or " nomadic " and
> >than evolved into multiplicity, more complex, man....
> >Same result, other bias....
> Yet nomads are humans. The path from hardy beduin to city dweller wasn't
> what I had in mind. I was talking about monads which were the supposed
> fundamental units of more complex life forms. Anyhow, monads are not
> or vice versa.
> There's still unicellular life forms out there and they are doing quite
> well. They didn't fall out of favor with evolution. Yes more complex life
> forms resulted from evolution, but I see no progressive overarching
That fact is religiously inspired, life must have is goal !
Death must have a meaning !
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