Theories of Evolution
xuhua at unix1.sncc.lsu.edu
Fri Aug 26 21:18:34 EST 1994
Robert S. McKee (rs_mckee at pnl.gov) wrote:
: In article <brjot1.29.2E5045A0 at MFS01.cc.monash.edu.au>, brjot1 at MFS01.cc.monash.edu.au (Benjamin Jotkowitz) says:
: >Could someone please explain to me simply the theories of Darwin, Lamarck
: >and others on human evolution. References would also be appreciated.
: > With thanks in advance,
: > Benji.
: Simply stated, evolution is the belief that physical systems (in this case biological systems)
: spontaneously through random processes organize themselves into states of
: higher-order. Unfortunately, this violates the entropy laws which tell us that all physical
: systems tend toward greater disorder.
: Ref: Thermodynamics With an Introduction to Thermostatistics,
: Herbert B. Callen, 3rd ed.
This is silly. Organisms are not closed systems. They constantly have
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