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The endless muddle of biologists //On epigenetics: we need both Darwin’s and Lamarck’s theories | Aeon Essays

November 13th, 2016 · No Comments

Biology is controlled by people who are either hopelessly confused or else lying and it is hard to grasp how the bald reassertion of natural selection can still happen. Natural selection isn’t incomplete, it is false. The argument sounds like a distorted version of what we have said here with reference to Lamarck. Evolution in the sense of Lamarck drives a higher process of evolution, while on a lower level the resulting forms endure natural selection and other processes. Natural selection cannot produce real high level evolution and to suggest otherwise at this point is a puzzle of paradigmatic rigidity. The ideology of evolution is a stranglehold and we should have been done with it a generation ago.
no doubt via natural selection and other processes produces a modified result. The question of epigenetics

But this explanation for evolution turns out to be incomplete, suggesting that other molecular mechanisms also play a role in how species evolve. One problem with Darwin’s theory is that, while species do evolve more adaptive traits (called phenotypes by biologists), the rate of random DNA sequence mutation turns out to be too slow to explain many of the changes observed. Scientists, well-aware of the issue, have proposed a variety of genetic mechanisms to compensate: genetic drift, in which small groups of individuals undergo dramatic genetic change; or epistasis, in which one set of genes suppress another, to name just two.

Source: On epigenetics: we need both Darwin’s and Lamarck’s theories | Aeon Essays

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