By the term "facilitated variation" it would appear that you are implying a directing force that somehow selects benificial mutations on behalf of the organism. This question is substantiated by your explanation that the direction was already present in the DNA of the animal as "conserved core processes" and acted upon by some "poised response system". I am concerned that "For open-minded doubters of Darwinian evolutionary theory" this explanation of the plausibility of life seems rather childish and would lend creedence to the arguement that the information for life was 'built-in' from the beginning, but is now just being discovered by science to be so.
Who reviews your papers?
posted by Lee Ward
November 20, 2008
"Penguins are 10 times older than humans and have been here for a very, very long time," said Daniel Ksepka, Ph.D., a North Carolina State University research assistant professor. Dr. Ksepka researches the evolution of penguins and how they came to inhabit the African continent.
Because penguins have been around for over 60 million years, their fossil record is extensive. Fossils that Dr. Ksepka and his colleagues have discovered provide clues about migration patterns and the diversity of penguin species.
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