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To: Virginia-American
Have you read Behe's testimony at the Dover trial? This guy's is either a charlatan or mentally ill. His "operational definition" of 'irreducible complexity' was (I paraphrase) 'You can tell if it's irreducibly complex by observing the purposive intention of the components."

Okay, you write the research proposal...

244 posted on 12/03/2005 5:53:18 PM PST by Rudder
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To: Rudder

"I know it when I see it" works for the Supreme Court ... under certain circumstances.


246 posted on 12/03/2005 6:04:26 PM PST by Gumlegs
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To: Rudder
What's its POV? Tell me more...

I only caught the first 5 minutes of it when I taped something else but it seemed to be just asking physicists, philosophers and laymen, just "what do we know" and letting them talk for a minute. It may have led in to something else but I can't seem to find a reference to it now.

249 posted on 12/03/2005 6:12:05 PM PST by balrog666 (A myth by any other name is still inane.)
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