[LMB] Evolution (was: Inigo Montoya matches) OT:

Mark A Mandel mam at theworld.com
Thu, 28 Feb 2002 18:04:17 -0500

On Wed, 27 Feb 2002 TheOTThug at aol.com wrote:

#Using Fred Hoyle's number for the probabilities of mutation as a start
#and moving from there, it is estimated that the complexity of life on
#earth should take 13 - 20+ Billion years to create from "pure chance".

IIRC, Fred Hoyle was never a biologist. What do the people who know the
relevant science say about this?

-- Mark A. Mandel