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|Quote (Erasmus @ FCD,Nov. 26 2012,22:11)|
|Quote (GaryGaulin @ Nov. 26 2012,23:08)|
|Quote (Henry J @ Nov. 26 2012,22:02)|
|If the mutations leading to a new abilities were deliberately put there by an intelligence of some sort (whether internal or external), I would think that would imply that immediately useful mutations would be a very high proportion of the total number of mutations that occurred in the relevant population during the time period in question.|
That looks to me like a testable prediction.
It's the same way your brain learns
no, the fuck, it is not.
The theory of intelligent design holds that certain features of the universe and of living things are best explained by an intelligent cause, not an undirected process such as natural selection.