Sunday, December 16, 2012

Philosophy Wire: Biggest extinction, revenge of the microbes, “evolution”…

CF8502C08946CA186CC160494FE283D7Philosophy Wire by Spiros Kakos [2012-12-16]: Scientists believe, according to a new study, that a humble microbe, instead of a devastating meteorite or a catastrophic volcanic eruption, wiped off over 90 percent of the species on Earth (including my favorite trilobites) 251-million-years ago. [source: web news] Well, if a microbe is the reason for the extinction of “more evolved” species, what does that say about the Theory of… “Evolution” ?!? No matter how well we think of things, microbes and bacteria will always be the champions of survival ready to test the limits of our theories…
 
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