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Things change. Microevolution. Natural selection weeding out the unfit. Rare beneficial mutations.

In other words, the things you're forced to admit because otherwise you'd be forced to explain bacterial resistance with special acts of creation.

How "microevolution" is somehow "evolution writ large" still escapes me, though.

Certainly you can use DNA as an example of a naturally arising source of specified complexity.

One these days you're going to have to say what you mean by that, since DNA itself is actually pretty simple.

You don't know the origin of DNA, so it is presumptuous to assume that the origin is natural.

I don't know how you manage to say stuff like that with a straight face. Metaphorically speaking, that is. For all I know you were smirking and giggling when you wrote it.

On the one hand, you have the perfectly reasonable assumption that no magic or aliens were involved, just the observable universe. Same as it is today.

On the other, you've got aliens or magic. Or if you'd be honest for once about what you really believed, the magic of an invisible superbeing who cares more about one small planet orbiting one small star than the rest of the known universe with its trillions of stars.

Right, and that is somehow the less presumptuous assumption. Honestly, sometimes I wonder if you even read what you type.

There is no specified complexity in a mountain range, so I don't see the point of arguing about these particular examples.

That phrase "specified complexity" is pretty nifty. It appears to mean whatever you want it to mean. Is something complex? Why, then, it's not "specified" complexity, and it doesn't count.

- Gus
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