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Evolution and the scientific method

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Rigil Kent
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« on: March 27, 2014, 11:03:13 AM »

Has anyone noticed any interesting similarities between the scientific method and the process of biological evolution?

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« Reply #1 on: March 27, 2014, 12:51:35 PM »

Yes, there are some figurative parallels, though one telling difference is that viable theories and hypotheses don’t self-replicate — a good thing, really.  To use a catchphrase from an old movie:  “There can be only one!” Wink

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