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|Quote (deadman_932 @ April 11 2009,16:02)|
With the PhiX bacteriophage studies, Dimsky squanders a perfectly good opportunity to explore the ramifications of ID "theory" regarding such things as front-loading, mutation rates and compensatory mutation, constraints on "randomness" in mutation or some of Sanford's extravagant claims/ Muller's Ratchet, etc.
It's probably like the Simulation Wars thread; he's floating this to get comments that will help him with a book or paper that he's writing -- something he expects to be paid for. He makes his living on this.
Invoking intelligent design in science is like invoking gremlins in engineering. [after Mark Isaak.]
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