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(Permalink) Posted: Oct. 29 2011,07:50   

Quote (Henry J @ Oct. 29 2011,00:34)
What I counted:

"if evolution were a real science, " - this pretends that it isn't.
"biologists would be able to predict what the next species to evolve would be, " - the theory doesn't imply ability to predict that level of detail.
"as well as which population groups within a species " - same fallacy as in previous line.
"were more evolved than the norm. " - there's no such thing as "norm". (unless you're watching Cheers.)

(Although I suppose the 2nd and 3rd ones in that list could be considered duplicates; they just refer to different sized groups.)

Henry

There's no such thing as 'more evolved' either.  'More evolved' implies that a population has a history that is longer than other populations.

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