On Thu, Apr 11, 2013 at 8:07 PM, Evgenii Rudnyi <use...@rudnyi.ru> wrote:
> On 10.04.2013 23:59 meekerdb said the following:
>
>> On 4/10/2013 1:55 PM, Evgenii Rudnyi wrote:
>>>
>>> On 10.04.2013 22:52 Telmo Menezes said the following:
>>>
>>> ...
>>>
>>>> I suspect life is just meaningless from the outside. I'd say
>>>> that pain and pleasure are fine-tunned by evolution to maximise
>>>> the survivability of species in an environment that is largely
>>>> also generated by evolution. It's a strange loop.
>>>>
>>>
>>> What difference do you see when one changes evolution in your
>>> sentence by god?
>>
>>
>> Do you see no difference?  Are the operation of both equally
>> mysterious to you?
>
>
> I do not see any difference. I do not see that the explanation through
> Evolution in the sentence above is better than the explanation through God.
> In the sentence above, in my view, the explanatory power is at the same
> level, either with Evolution or with God.

Hi Evgenii,

The difference is that with the evolutionary explanation above you can
create a model that you can test and make predictions with. I've done
part of this computationally for my PhD thesis.

Telmo.

> Evgenii
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