Quote: Grasse on Day Dreaming

Attention: open in a new window. PDFPrintE-mail

‘The opportune appearance of mutations permitting animals and plants to meet their needs seems hard to believe. Yet the Darwinian theory is even more demanding: a single plant, a single animal would require thousands and thousands of lucky, appropriate events. Thus, miracles would become the rule: events with an infinitesimal probability could not fail to occur…There is no law against day dreaming, but science must not indulge in it.’

Pierre-Paul Grasse (past-President, French Acadamie des Sciences) in ‘Evolution of Living Organisms’, Academic Press, New York, 1977, p.103.

q_and_a2
crc_youtube
outdoor_museum_panel
free_audio2