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Inevitable

Inevitable

1. Not evitable; incapable of being shunned; unavoidable; certain. The inevitable hour. It was inevitable; it was necessary; it was planted in the nature of things. (Burke)

2. Irresistible. Inevitable charms.

Origin: L. Inevitabilis: cf. F. Inevitable. See in- not, and Evitable.


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Neo-Orthogenesis and Neo-Darwinian evolution

... adopt a Neo-Orthogenetic view of evolution that I believe is completely compatible with Neo-Darwinism. I would describe Neo-Orthogenesis as: the inevitable emergence of biological complexity and intelligence shaped by Darwinian natural selection working within space-time and the physical constants ...

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by valetudo
Tue Mar 11, 2014 11:12 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Neo-Orthogenesis and Neo-Darwinian evolution
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Re: Is complexity inevitable?

This is getting a bit more philosophical , but what do you mean "inevitable"? The only things that don't appear to be deterministic are quantum processes. Does quantum indeterminacy allow for mutations to be truly random i.e. indeterminate? I imagine ...

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by wildfunguy
Fri Oct 18, 2013 1:55 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Is complexity inevitable?
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Views: 5037

Re: Is complexity inevitable?

I will not quote, because my Ctrl key is broken :-( I jump from humans to ecosystems because I generally find examples very helpful in my thinking/discussions. When I generalize, I use the word 'system' and my argument is indeed that in general, complex systems have greater potentiality, which helps...

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by cakrit
Sat Oct 05, 2013 4:46 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Is complexity inevitable?
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Re: Is complexity inevitable?

I think we are in basic agreement Cakrit. The point I was trying ( rather badly)to make is that where you have a bird or insect adapted to pollinate only one plant, If the plant dies so does the insect and vice versa. So, as you pointed out this is a sacrifice. You lose two for the price of one. BU...

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by wildfunguy
Thu Sep 26, 2013 6:12 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Is complexity inevitable?
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Re: Odd food poisoning-like symptoms, strange tastes

... stool sample tests. Of course, by the time my husband picked up the vials, the diarrhea (and burping) had subsided. Now just have to wait til the inevitable next bout, as long as the liquid in 3 of the vials is still viable. Will post the results later. Wanted to post some info from another site ...

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by see4getmenot
Tue Sep 17, 2013 5:11 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Odd food poisoning-like symptoms, strange tastes
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