Monday, March 31, 2008

Life (continued)

I’ll use everyone’s favorite, the dinosaur, to illustrate the outside forces that control evolution rather than, it came from a boiling cauldron and is thrashing around to win the survival lottery. Dinosaur bones are the best proof of gravity as a product of heat there is. The creatures, the way science visualizes them, can’t exist. They’re too big to walk, they couldn’t get enough food to survive, the list of impossibilities is endless. Science agrees that dinosaurs lived under more tropical conditions than now exist. Under its rules, however, gravity was the same as it is today. Thus, when the strength of dinosaur bones is evaluated, science assumes a pound of meat today equals a pound of meat at the time they lived. Thus, science piles on the meat until the poor creatures are too big to move. However, if a pound of meat today weighed three pounds in the day of the dinosaur, the dinosaurs become just what they were, sleek, albeit, large lizards. Why did they grow so large? The gravity was greater and therefore the size of the bones needed to move easily in the environment, had to be larger. Simple adaption to the conditions that existed that brought the dinosaurs into existence.
When I say “conditions that existed that brought the dinosaurs into existence,” that’s what life is, an amalgamation of independent systems of atoms and molecules of atoms that work together in one big system to allow an organism to successfully navigate specific environmental conditions. Individual systems, systems for instance that allow movement, or the acquisition of nourishment, the circulation of nutrients and the disposal of wastes are developed by trial and error and encoded in genes for future use. As the environment in which life progresses, which is to say, as it grows cooler and gravity lessons, some combinations of systems no longer work, while other, newer combinations thrive. Dinosaurs, living in a warmer climate and thus a higher gravity than today, needed massive bones to move but didn’t need any mechanism to regulate their body temperature. Science nowhere can provide an example of its picture of a dinosaur, an organism that evolved that could not move, but the actual dinosaur was sleek, suited to and thrived in its environment much like they a pictured in the movies.
That is, until the heat level of the environment fell below a level that could keep the nights as warm as the days. When that happened, with no way to regulate their body heat, the dinosaurs, unable to survive, began to die out. However, characteristic evolution, where evolved systems come together to satisfy new environmental conditions as opposed to the notion that one creature through a process of trial and error turns into another, had already put together another group of animate matter that satisfied the new conditions. These creatures, living in an environment that, because of the lesser gravity that accompanied the cooler weather, didn’t need huge bones, could regulate their body temperature, a circulatory system that captured and distributed body heat as needed.
(To be continued)

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