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Know Any Evolution Books?

Periannan Senapathy sena at genome.com
Thu Mar 14 10:08:32 EST 1996

I think that you will be interested in a book that I have recently 
published by the title "Independent Birth of Organisms," in 
which I propose a new theory as an alternative to the conventional 
theory of evolution.  

My theory says that most of the organisms we see today were 
born independently from a primordial pond through the random 
assembly of genomes from sequences of random DNA.  
Organisms have not descended from a common ancestor, but 
rather from millions of independently born organisms, whose 
genomes were all assembled from a common gene-pool from 
a single small primordial pond by using the common biochemicals, 
genes and molecular biological mechanisms.  Computer studies 
of the genes of animals and plants that are split into exons (coding 
regions) and introns (junk DNA) show that such genes would 
have been easily and abundantly available in random primordial 
DNA.  The similarities we see today among various organisms 
are the result of the assembly of their genomes from the 
common gene pool, and the recombination and reuse of many 
genes and genomic pieces of previously made, viable organisms 
-- these similarities produce "false" evolutionary trees.  Short-term 
adaptations and artificial selection do result in slight variations 
and even some new species within each distinct organism, but those 
evolutionary mechanisms have not been responsible for the wide 
diversity of life and the many unique genes now being discovered 
in organisms.  For example, many different crab varieties and 
species have been produced from an original crab, and similarly 
many different snails from an original snail, but the crab and the 
snail originated distinctly from the primordial pond.  

Modern molecular biology provides ample evidence for the new 
theory.  Recent discoveries of many unique genes in distinct 
organisms that are totally absent in other organisms provide the 
best evidence.  These discoveries have begun to be made only 
over the past decade or so, and make it impossible for molecular 
biologists to explain them based on the conventional theory of 
evolution.  The mechanism of the multiple assembly of genomes 
from a common pool of genes, producing many distinct organisms 
with both similarities and distinctions, immediately explains the 
other kinds of scenario that have been hitherto enigmatic and 
elusive to evolutionary theory, namely zoological and fossil.  The 
structural unrelatedness of many distinct organisms belonging to 
the various taxonomic categories such as the phyla and classes is 
known as "the problem of the origin of higher taxa," so far 
unexplainable by evolution for the past 135 years.   The new 
mechanism of the multiple assembly of genomes is able to explain 
this.   The sudden appearance of almost all the distinct organisms 
belonging to all the different phyla in a geological instant at the 
base of the Cambrian period, termed the Cambrian Explosion, 
has not been explainable by the theory of evolution.  The new 
mechanism in fact predicts this scenario.  Thus, the new theory 
is able to explain the scenario of life on earth based on all the 
major types of evidence -- genes, organisms and fossils.
You can find more information regarding this new theory and 
the book in the following web sites:


Best Regards,

Periannan Senapathy

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