Re: Evolution being slow ...

Date: Mon Apr 23 2001 - 16:02:18 PDT

Matt Jensen wrote:

> The rest of your (interesting) comments focus on external influences, but
> I think you're also dead on here that the smaller-than-expected number of
> genes in the genome adds a new argument against the "evolution is highly
> improbable" position.

There's no "evolution is highly improbable" position. This is a variation
"a protein can never fold, since it can't sample it's conformational
landscape within the age of the the universe" bogus argument.

Well, it can. Because it doesn't have to.

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