From: Grant Callaghan (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue 18 Mar 2003 - 14:25:34 GMT
It is not evidence of _evolution_, only that the organism itself is capable
of adapting by utilizing different 'circuits' if you will, but none of these
things are physical, genetic, organism-level, changes.
The human has a brain that is capable of the complexities of
self-consciousness. Such a brain has many solutions for many problems, and
it is a dynamically functioning organ, not a pre-wired and unadaptable
I think I see where we differ. You are using the word organism to mean a
species as a whole and I am using it to mean individuals in a species. To
me, a person is an organism. The species as a whole is greater than an
organism. Changes that take place within an individual are changes to the
organism. Genetic changes are changes to the species. I guess we're just
using the terms differently.
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