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From: Dace <email@example.com>
> Certainly an intelligent designer could have created a much more rational
> plan for the human body. But instead of dropping the idea of blueprints
> altogether, we insist that the blueprints have evolved blindly through a
> process of natural selection and genetic mutation. Call it a "blueprints"
> meme, if you will. We still haven't really given up on the notion of
> design. This is why creationism retains its power. We're perpetuating
> creationist thinking unconsciously even as we try to stamp it out
> My basic point is that it's not logical to retain a mechanistic approach
> the light of evolution. Mechanism makes far more sense when there's a
> mechanic. Blueprints make a lot more sense when there's a designer.
<< And the mechanic would be memetics !?
Or, we could say, darwins idea about evolution is the most worthfully,
our memes tapped into it and now we are stuck with it !?
Hm, indeed, sticking to the idea of darwin would rule out any other
possible attempt to explain evolution, it is like a religion. The idea would
be even be " dangerous ", in the long run, just because we exclude any
other possible angle to solve a problem ' outside ' the Darwinian frame-
If that is the point you want to prove, I am all ears, once again !!
( I am, because we are) all sacré bleuprints
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