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(Permalink) Posted: Nov. 29 2012,14:24   

Over at UD:


Darwinian evolution is dependent on the presence of recorded information in order to function. The presence of recorded information requires very specific material conditions in order to exist. Darwinian evolution cannot be the cause of those specific material conditions. To say that it can, is to say that a thing that does not yet exist can cause something to happen.

What RB actually said:

Therefore, it does not follow from semiotic theory that only design, agency, intelligence etc. can give rise to such systems.


Therefore, it does not follow from semiotic theory that unguided processes cannot give rise to such systems.

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