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Orthogenesis

orthogenesis

The doctrine that evolution is governed by intrinsic factors and occurs in predictable directions.

Origin: ortho-_ G. Genesis, origin


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Neo-Orthogenesis and Neo-Darwinian evolution

... However I have come to 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 ...

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by valetudo
Tue Mar 11, 2014 11:12 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Neo-Orthogenesis and Neo-Darwinian evolution
Replies: 0
Views: 243

Evolutionary mechanisms

... molecular drive, niche construction, saltationism, self-organization, epigenetics, Semiotics, hybridization, natural genetic engineering, orthogenesis, nomogenesis, hopeful monsters, directed mutagenesis, morphogenetic fields, transposable element (jumping genes), hox genes, controlling ...

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by Forests
Wed Nov 07, 2012 3:14 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolutionary mechanisms
Replies: 13
Views: 4644

Re: Evolution of complex structures

... hybridization, self-organization etc... theres even a mechanism called "internal selection" theres also controversial stuff like orthogenesis or directed mutagenesis or even claims about evolution & earths magnetic field or electromagnetic fields or if you want to be even ...

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by Forests
Thu Jul 19, 2012 6:14 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolution of complex structures
Replies: 4
Views: 3792

Re: Natural selection ends in absurdity or nonsense

... the notion that aquired traits can be inherited, saltation (evolution by jumps via large mutations etc), theistic evolution, vitalism or orthogenesis (internal directed evolution) etc. Neo-Lamarckism and Saltation there is evidence that these do occur and have occured. I suggest reading ...

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by Forests
Thu Jul 19, 2012 5:42 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Natural selection ends in absurdity or nonsense
Replies: 26
Views: 17330

Problems with Evolution !

... autogenesis has been used to describe two similar concepts: * Abiogenesis - the origin of life, as used by Aristotle and in modern theory.[1] * Orthogenesis - a discredited evolutionary idea that hypothesised a directed 'teleological' form of evolution. I thought Abiogenesis had nothing to do ...

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by Ciwan
Sat Sep 20, 2008 10:22 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Problems with Evolution !
Replies: 33
Views: 21946


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