The immune system vs. Creationism

Mark Haynes Mark.Haynes at Mail.TJU.Edu
Tue Aug 8 14:22:27 EST 2000


I would whole-heartedly argue that "hu-man" created "god" using alchemy, but then
who wouldn't!!!!!!

Seriously though,  THe immune system may have evolved from a so-called
hodge-podge of other activities and there are earlier posts from participants in
this group that are more knowledgeble (sp?) than myself regarding this topic.
More specifically an immune response is not only an arguement for evolution--it
is an example of biologic evolution.  Both antibody and T cell reactivities
evolve during the course of an immune response from less to more specific (in
general).  This evolutionary process even has survival of the fittest cells
(those with the best ag. fit, or those with the fastest growth potential) and
this survival favors the organisms survival.

jwwright wrote:

> I think "god" created man using evolution.
>
> Russ wrote:
>
> >         I have a background in analyzing and designing complex military
> > systems. For the last year I've been studying the immune system to see if I
> > can figure out what is wrong with me. I've come to the conclusion that the
> > human immune system is the strongest argument possible against Creationism.
> >
> >         Am I wrong, or is the immune system the biggest slapdash,
> > hodge-podge, Goldbergian klooge ever seen? Thanks for your attention.
> >
> > Russ Farris






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