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Hi Robin Faichney -
>they start with the idea,
>in other words they do not originate, but imitate.
Ah, so 'starting with an idea' is imitation, for you. I suppose, in some
grand way, that might be true. We after all share DNA with practically
every other form of life on this planet, so I guess one could say we
imitate the aardvark.
But, it would seem to me that speaking evolutionarily, 'imitate' is
fairly useless- we can isolate commonalities, yes, but, to assume
everything that follows something else is imitating that something else
is sloppy, at best.
I did not imitate my father, or my mother- they had certain parts of
themselves which made me.
And they didn't make any attempt to imitate themselves when they made me.
They used the available resources and produced me.
And a designer of a wheel does exactly the same thing. Uses the available
He doesn't imitate a damned thing.
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