Hot topics in Evolution.

Giovanni Maga maga at vetbio.unizh.ch
Sat Apr 8 03:29:42 EST 1995


In article <3m4glc$r6a at fred.uswnvg.com>, pxcave at pebbles.uswnvg.com (Phillip
Cave) wrote:

> 
> How about the evolution of the human eye? (or eyes in general)
> 
> Here is a quote from Darwin......."To suppose that the eye, with all its
> inimitable contrivances for adjusting the focus to different distances,
> for admitting different amount of light, and for the correction of
> spherical and chromatic aberration, could have been formed by natural
> selection, seems, I freely confess, absurd in the highest possible
> degree...The beleif that an organ as perfect as the eye could have
> formed by natural selection is more than enough to stagger anyone."
> 
> Good luck explaining it without comming to the conclussion that the eye,
> among all other things, was created by God.
> 
> : Molecular Biology Unit.
> : TIFR; Colaba,
> : Bombay -400 005
> : INDIA.

I respect the hopinion that all was created by God. What I do not accept is
the belief that God created *every* thing as we see it now. I still think
that evolution could have something to do with that.



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