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Take that, creationists: Boffins witness birth of new species in the lab

Charles 9 Silver badge

Re: "Random Mutation

EXCEPT, as they say, history is written by the winners. Astronomical as the odds can be, once they DO hit, that one advantage immediately smothers all other representations. The news only ever talks about the people that WIN the billion-dollar Powerball. No one ever talks about the billions of LOSING tickets along the way. Same distortion of perspective, which also applies to the question of why we live in the universe we live now with such astronomical odds of even existing. The very fact we exist shows the odds must've hit at SOME point.

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