Rel Anth – October 1

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Rel Anth – October 1. Random Vs. Designed. 3 Big-Time Evidences for Design. The cell (biochemistry) The origin of the universe (cosmology) The structure of DNA (biological information). Darwin’s thoughts about the cell. P185 - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • Rel Anth October 1Random Vs. Designed

  • 3 Big-Time Evidences for DesignThe cell (biochemistry)The origin of the universe (cosmology)The structure of DNA (biological information)

  • Darwins thoughts about the cellP185Darwin thought the cell was nothing but a bubble of protoplasm or jelly.

  • Darwin & Car Stereos

  • Irreducible complexityP186 A minimum level of complexity that must be present before such a tightly integrated system can function at all.

  • Mousetraps-If you only have some of the parts?-Irreducible complexity is the minimum amount of parts that need to be in place to catch mice

  • Bacterial flagellum P187

  • Reality & Car Stereos

  • Just one component

  • In Darwins own wordsIf it could be demonstrated that any complex organ existed which could not possibly have been formed by numerous, successive, slight modifications, my theory would absolutely break down. Charles Darwin, On the Origin of Species

  • The big questionAre living organisms aggregates or organized wholes?

  • HomeworkThreaded Discussions Post and 2 Comments by 9pm Thursday