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SuperFrog
reply to post by OneManArmy
So there is intelligence in DNA, really?
Prove it.
AbleEndangered
What is point in doing science...?
Proving God!!
OneManArmy
Im not a teacher, and Im not here to prove anything to you.
Do your own damn research.
SuperFrog
OneManArmy
Im not a teacher, and Im not here to prove anything to you.
Do your own damn research.
Wait, if you found proof good enough for you to believe we and everything in universe was created, why not share it with rest of humans?
The infinite monkey theorem states that a monkey hitting keys at random on a typewriter keyboard for an infinite amount of time will almost surely type a given text, such as the complete works of William Shakespeare.
In this context, "almost surely" is a mathematical term with a precise meaning, and the "monkey" is not an actual monkey, but a metaphor for an abstract device that produces an endless random sequence of letters and symbols. The relevance of the theorem is questionable—the probability of a monkey exactly typing a complete work such as Shakespeare's Hamlet is so tiny that the chance of it occurring during a period of time even a hundred thousand orders of magnitude longer than the age of the universe is extremely low (but not zero).
AfterInfinity
reply to post by AbleEndangered
Have you heard of the Infinite Monkey Theorem?
The infinite monkey theorem states that a monkey hitting keys at random on a typewriter keyboard for an infinite amount of time will almost surely type a given text, such as the complete works of William Shakespeare.
In this context, "almost surely" is a mathematical term with a precise meaning, and the "monkey" is not an actual monkey, but a metaphor for an abstract device that produces an endless random sequence of letters and symbols. The relevance of the theorem is questionable—the probability of a monkey exactly typing a complete work such as Shakespeare's Hamlet is so tiny that the chance of it occurring during a period of time even a hundred thousand orders of magnitude longer than the age of the universe is extremely low (but not zero).
However, what the theorem fails to include in its calculations is survival. Imagine if those monkeys were punished every time they typed a letter. Eventually, that particular letter would be omitted altogether. Now imagine if they were punished if they picked a particular combination in the wrong order. Eventually, it would be narrowed down to a specific order, one that resulted in, say, a cookie or something.
Do you see where I'm going with this? Imagine Infinite Monkey Theorem coupled with Natural Selection. What then, Sherlock? What then?
Funny that you should throw in survival, upon creation of the first metaphorical work of shakespeare, hence the first manifestation of the first DNA or cell. Cells need food, so what are the chances of 2 works of shakespeare coming into existence at the same time to allow one lifeform to devour the other to facilitate its reproduction. And then we have the problem for yet another life form to exist to facilitate the energy required for the first lifeform to continue its reproduction.
So we are left with a paradox. Or the spontaneous appearance of multiple lifeforms all at the same time.
Even monkeys have intelligence.
AfterInfinity
No, YOU are left with a paradox. I intend to educate myself in the matter.
AfterInfinity
reply to post by OneManArmy
I see no point in continuing to discuss this with you until we have both educated ourselves further in the matter. Otherwise, we both know how it will end. With all due respect, I'll take my leave from this conversation. Thank you and good evening.
SuperFrog
With internet, data and information is available to everyone, please spend some time, research.