Joined: July 2005
|Quote (Henry J @ July 12 2005,16:09)|
|... the gene pool of a species has at least two of the attributes we associate with intelligence (the abilities to experiment and to "remember" previous results).|
But are those attributes enough? I don't think the DNA/RNA system with ribosomes and all is a system that has other human attributes, like emotion, pre-visualizing, intension...
And as far as remembering -- doesn't evolution only remember it's successes and forget its dead failures leading it to repeat mistakes -- killer childhood diseases and children's cancer among them.
Humans and artificial neural nets can remember something of both success and failure.
|So without a clear definition of "intelligence", regular evolution theory logically has as much claim to the label "I.D." as does the deliberately engineered model of life that the I.D. people are implying.|
That's what we need -- a clear definition of "intelligence."
Any ID out there got one?