Daily Archives: March 19, 2010

Ways To Think of the Rule

In the last two entries, I showed you a rule – the concepts of goals or purposes have no place in biology.  Now, at this point it is natural to react by arguing the rule could be dropped or changed.  In other words, science could have developed without the rule or science could one day discard the rule.  Those are interesting points to ponder, but that route completely misses the more interesting feature of the rule.

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