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Originally posted by Sevenstars_777
Some scientists argue: 'A monkey tapping away at random on a typewriter
would eventually write correctly not only words but also phrases, sentences, and even whole books. So, given enough time, "chance" can porduce anything-Whales, bees, spiders, monkeys, even Man.
Let us assume that the monkey uses a typewriter with 60 keys:
26 small letters, 26 capitals, a space, full stop, comma, colon, semicolon, two brackets and a question mark.
Suppose we wish the monkey to produce the word peanut. Now, the chances of a monkey typing the letter P are 1:6, and of typing
PE 1/60* 1/60= 1 in 3,600.
so his chances of tyiping the six-letter word PEANUT are (1/60)*6 =1 in 46,656,000,000.
This means that if the monkey could type at a rate of 3 letters per second, he would have to type for 450 years to produce peanut.
Originally posted by weedwhacker
ON that basis, it remains a "theory"....but, so do many, many, many OTHER science disciplines.
I believe in an unseen God and the philosophies of a guy named Jesus
Whats the difference ?
Originally posted by Cosmic.Artifact
Actually I believe in evolution myself but it can not be proven to me, therefore it is still just a theory.