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Re: Binary/Convergent Evolution - Ledger

From: Don Ledger <dledger.nul>
Date: Fri, 27 Jul 2007 12:51:44 -0300
Archived: Sat, 28 Jul 2007 10:56:33 -0400
Subject: Re: Binary/Convergent Evolution - Ledger


>>From: Gordon German <Gordon.German.nul>
>>To: ufoupdates.nul
>>Date: Thu, 26 Jul 2007 09:06:54 +0800
>>Subject: Binary/Convergent Evolution

>>[Non-Subscriber Post]


>>I am not a subscriber to your List, but a colleague of mine
>>pointed me to the current thread "Why the cover-up' and in
>>particular, the post by Michael Stimson on his 'binary
>>evolution' idea. I was wondering if you would pass the following
>>comments on to him (either privately or on your list) as I would
>>be interested in his response.

>>A little logical thinking will illuminate at least two gaping
>>holes in this idea, that would need to be rectified before it
>>could possibly be taken seriously.

>>1. Firstly regarding the supposed tie-in between Prof Russell's
>>'scientific' sauropod and Stimson's underground dinosaurs. The
>>bipedal human evolved from the requirements of a tree-dwelling
>>animal that needed to adapt to the wide open spaces of the
>>African savanah. Prof Russel's imaginary creature was based on
>>applying similar evolutionary pressures. However, there is no
>>such environment underground. A dinosaur that retreated
>>underground to live in tunnels and caves would almost certainly
>>not evolve to appear anything like a human. More likely it would
>>resemble a mole/snake/insect.

>>2. Regarding the sudden 'intrusion' of the 1945 atomic
>>explosions into the underground creatures' world. These tests
>>were above-ground. The only effect below ground would have been
>>the blast shockwave - no radiation fallout would have been
>>apparent. And the blast shockwave would pale into insignificance
>>in comparison to natural shockwave sources such as volcanic
>>eruptions and earthquakes, which are orders of magnitude greater
>>than the total yield of the 1945 atomic tests. So what would
>>have made those tests significant to beings living underground
>>who had no knowledge of human civilisation??

>I find it surprising that an Australian doctor who isn't a
>subscriber to this List has found it necessary to mount such a
>robust rebuttal of this theory. Why has this Earthbound theory
>attracted his attention?

>I'm only a guy in Edinburgh. I know no more, nor no less about
>UFOs than anyone on this list.

>I'm happy to debate the issue with Dr. German, but I can see it
>developing into lines of evolution, religion, and theology which
>will probably annoy a lot of people on the List.

Particularly religion and theology or intelligent design
theories.


Don




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