Hot topics in Evolution.

Patrick O'Neil patrick at corona
Thu Apr 13 00:00:34 EST 1995



On Sat, 8 Apr 1995, Philip Rhoades wrote:

> Giovanni Maga (maga at vetbio.unizh.ch) wrote:
> : 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
[...]

This is one of the most misused quotes from Darwin's great work.  When 
used by creationists, invariably the last part of it, in which Darwin 
goes on to state that, essentially, evolution CAN account quite well for 
the development of complex eyes.  
  The condition that leads such to be so blind to such components in the 
writing is a psychological/emotional problem.

Patrick



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