On Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 12:16:52 PM UTC-7, agrays...@gmail.com 
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> On Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 9:48:54 AM UTC-7, John Clark wrote:
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>> On Wed, Feb 14, 2018 at 3:07 PM, <agrays...@gmail.com> wrote:
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>> *​> ​Mother Nature did come up with a wheel; a rotating tail on some 
>>> specie. I forget its name. AG*
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>> The words
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>> that have slipped your mind are
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>> "flagellum
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>> on
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>> bacteria"
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>> and its microscopic, that's why I said "macroscopic". It's easy to make 
>> a part that moves in 360 degrees if its microscopic because nutriments can 
>> just diffuse in and waste products diffuse out; but as parts get bigger the 
>> volume increases by the cube of the radius but the surface area only 
>> increases by the square, so when things get big diffusion just isn't good 
>> enough. Evolution never figured out how to do better and make a wheel large 
>> enough to see, 
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> *If Nature has no intention, the idea of it figuring out anything is 
> misconceived. AG*
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*Can't owls almost rotate their heads almost 360 deg; maybe not a full 
rotation, but damn close? YOU can't rotate your head to that extent because 
you can survive short of that capacity. That's all the Nature "cares" 
about. AG* 

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>> but people did.
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>> John K Clark
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