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by Crucible
Mon Oct 03, 2011 1:45 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: on phylogeny / what are we ?
Replies: 45
Views: 39098

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Are you the kind of person who pays attention to lines in the sand? Do you like to split atoms? Do you want to travel in time? As you think we are, "indeed, FISH", I am wondering what would you like to be? preferably in this life time. And before you say "PIG" or "CAMEL&quo...
by Crucible
Tue Sep 27, 2011 3:26 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Help w/ interpretatiobn of a nice article ? Deep Phylogeny
Replies: 3
Views: 3064

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It's a decent historical review of major taxonomic distinctions that aren't necessarily as universally accepted as the article suggests. OK, Darby .Thank you very much for taking the time ! I thought so too, and the particular interests are what I'm going to pursue a bit further. I might have some ...
by Crucible
Sun Sep 25, 2011 8:54 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Help w/ interpretatiobn of a nice article ? Deep Phylogeny
Replies: 3
Views: 3064

Help w/ interpretatiobn of a nice article ? Deep Phylogeny

http://rstb.royalsocietypublishing.org/ ... 7/111.full

This article seems to be touching on things I've been trying to "put my finger on"...but I'm not sure.

Anyhow, if you like it, please leave a note on what you thought was good and what it means !

I'm working on giving better questions, too...

Thanks
by Crucible
Sun Sep 25, 2011 7:29 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Information in the genome? A silly argument?
Replies: 5
Views: 5891

Re: Information in the genome? A silly argument?

an interesting side discussion is what do they mean by "information" and "coding" and "encoding"...these metaphorical allusions are slippery things, yet metaphor is language. I just did it. "metaphor is language". How to not slide into beliefs that are a "...
by Crucible
Sun Sep 25, 2011 3:39 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: on phylogeny / what are we ?
Replies: 45
Views: 39098

Re: on phylogeny / what are we ?

m ...Creationist taxonomic system that classifies animals into groups called "created kinds"... So, I'm not concerned with exploring every shade of explanations offered by Creationists, just the terminology and the concept. What I wonder, is if perhaps AronRa has unintentionally exposed a ...
by Crucible
Sun Sep 25, 2011 3:02 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: on phylogeny / what are we ?
Replies: 45
Views: 39098

Re: on phylogeny / what are we ?

Thank you for your response, mishrashubham . m I recognize that there is a problem with terms such as "fish", or "monkey". That aside ( because in life we very often do refer to "fish" and "monkey". m ), his point is that we are indeed . Great Ape, Ape, and .....
by Crucible
Sat Sep 24, 2011 4:07 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: on phylogeny / what are we ?
Replies: 45
Views: 39098

on phylogeny / what are we ?

An interesting video by YouTuber AronRa suggests that we are still classified as "everything that we ever were classified, as." Y'know, meaning that we are vertebrate, mammal, animal and so on. Now this leads me to consider how it ends; that what any of our our ancestors was classified as,...