Re: Callouses and Kings

From: Chris Taylor (
Date: Fri Aug 17 2001 - 14:45:31 BST

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    > I can almost believe that with calluses, but the gradual emergence of
    > complex structures like eyes is highly problematic. Most of what goes into
    > an eye has no use unless the whole structure is present.

    OK, it's a bit crap, but here's an answer to a problem I did as an

    I do this not so much to explain (Joe etc. just did), just to show that
    it's not very controversial anymore (and that I used to sometimes
    overbullshit [epidermis?]). I also now want to draw in the first 'at
    all' frame. Call me Mr Anal.

    I think a good analogy for these sorts of evolutionary 'problems' is
    seeing really good trained animals - you (well, I) think 'how the hell
    would you start to train an animal to do that' - it's almost impossible
    to conceive of what the initial steps might have been, but obviously
    there were some. [Probably simple, probably superficially unrelated to
    what came after, maybe like 'primitive' early life?]

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