Biology / Incompleteness / Philosophy / Science

Evolution as an Informal Process

Creativistic Philosophy

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Biological evolution is an example of an informal process of development, showing that such processes are  actually possible in the physical world. There is certainly no single formal theory that describes how all the different genes and organisms it generated came into being. In an organism, there are some processes that are under the control of the genes. These processes represent the normal functioning of the organism. But there are always some processes that are not under the control of the genes.

For example, if you look at what is going on in a cell, e.g. in a single-celled organism, you will notice that some of the processes happening there, like some of the movements of organelles in the cell’s plasma, are clearly random. They are not under the direct control off the cell’s genes. Likewise, the molecules in the cells move and react in ways not dependent of the…

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