Thursday, July 29, 2010

CM PRESS # 209

Two Blacks Kill White Cancer Researcher and Brag That They Hurt A "White Boy"
White guy was talking on his cell phone to his mother when he was stabbed to death.

Why haven't you heard about this? It's because the press tries to keep information about non-White on White attacks and murders localized.

Had it been a Black killed by two Whites, this would be all over the media and we'd probably see the anti-White Obama administration also getting involved.
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Tom Tancredo Running For Governor of Colorado--Needs Help!
Tancredo is a tireless fighter against the illegal alien invasion. If he gets back into office, it'll be a force multiplier in the battle for America.
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Woman Pistol-Whipped in Newport Beach
UPDATE: Attacker now described as a male Hispanic or an Italian. LINK. Italian? Oh, right. Italy is right across the border and we have lots of Italians slipping in.

No description given of the attacker in the above linked article. That's usually an indication that he's not White.
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Amish Understand Nature's Command--Population Booming
Looking for more land for their growing numbers. Go Amish!
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With Hair Helmet, Writes Us Again Seeking Wisdom, Does Old Man. Hmmmm.

Geoff West (that's him in the photo), who apparently has little to do with his time--never having had any children or grandchildren--and perhaps taking a break from looking at other men's hair, has once again written us in his quest for answers in his declining years. Seek advice, he must. [You'll find his questions below # 208]

This time, West tells us that he's confused about the articles we linked to yesterday about kangaroos and the Zedonk. It seems he is having a difficult time understanding nature and evolution.

Advice, we now give, Grasshopper. Nature is the tireless, mindless tinkerer constantly trying to improve on and expand that original first molecule of DNA so that life will not only survive but will be able to adapt and fill all possible niches. Nature doesn't care what type of life lives or dies. It just keeps tinkering. But nature is also a frugal tinkerer. One of its rules is that form follows function. It won't put gills in a bird.

In the case of the Zedonk, the tinkering didn't work--at least not yet--but nature will keep trying. The main reason it didn't work is because, generally, Zedonks are sterile and can't reproduce. The reason they are sterile is that Zebras and Donkeys have different numbers of chromosomes.

Any organism that can't or won't reproduce is a genetic dead end. It is eliminated by simple natural selection. Its particular and unique mix of genes dies when it dies.

Yes, Grasshopper, all living things--including even you--are unique, but all living things are also the same at their core as others of their kind. And, "their kind" is a series of ever expanding circles with the smallest circle being the individual and then his progeny and on and on until it encompasses all life.

You might say that all living groups of organisms are like snowflakes--they are all different from each other, but we still recognize that they are all part of that class of things called "snowflakes."

As far as kangaroos evolving from possums, this is what happens when an organism is isolated from others of its kind and there is no gene flow. Over time, the isolated organism will change as spontaneous mutations arise. Then, generally, if the mutations offer a survival advantage, they may become fixed in the population via natural selection. In time, the mutations have a cumulative effect and speciation occurs. If, before speciation can occur, the gene flow regularly happens again, the mutations may be lost and the organism will tend to revert to the norm for the type.

But the larger issues that you have stumbled upon, Grasshopper, concern some of the big questions of existence as they relate to humans.

Why are we here? Does life have a purpose? How do humans fit into the big picture?

A sub-question then arises: What can we learn from the natural world and science that might shed light on these big questions? Are there lessons to be learned from Zedonks and kangaroos?

The question branches off: If something is possible--say, the mating of a Zebra and a Donkey to produce a Zedonk, is that "good"?

As far as nature is concerned, Grasshopper, there is no good or bad. There is only change caused by the constant tinkering.

However, as far as the Zebra and the Donkey are concerned, it is not good, because the Zedonk is not fully one or the other, and thus--even if it wasn't sterile--does not carry their particular full sets of genes into the future. The Zebra and the Donkey have blindly tried to follow the first command of nature: Go forth and make more like yourself; but they have failed to do this because of the choice they made in selecting each other. And, if their full sets of genes do not go forward, they do not go forward, and eventually become extinct.

Now, we wrote that in nature there is no good and no bad. These terms are relative to the individual. And, for the Zedonk, if it were able to reproduce, it's birth would be good, because it would then start a branching off from the old and may have some survival advantages that would eventually cause it to replace Zebras and Donkeys. It would be the progenitor of a new species, much like that first Haas Avocado that became the progenitor of every Haas Avocado in the whole friggin' Guacamole and tortilla chip crunchin' world, by golly!

But, even though it can't reproduce, its existence--again to the Zedonk--is still good, because at least it is alive even if it is a dead end. And, life--existence--must always be better than no-life--non-existence. N'est-ce pas?

But what about human evolution? If left on its own, it automatically follows the same rules and vagaries as the evolution of all other organisms. It's a crap shoot as far as the particular organism goes. It is a conveyor belt that works automatically in an almost binary fashion and always heads toward extinction.

However, as organisms with large brains and the ability to see how nature works, we can direct our own evolution by controlling that conveyor belt. In fact, we've been doing this since we first came on the scene.

We do it when we design clothes so we can live in extreme cold, we do it when we use fire to cook our food. We do it when we invent medicines to keep people alive. We do it in thousands of ways.

But, we can do more now that we understand something of DNA and how it works. However, we need to do it with a subtle hand and not fall into the old errors and horrors of eugenics which tried to exert too much control over the processes of evolution and which failed to see the big picture of how it all works. There are so many variables involved that there's not a supercomputer in existence that can account for them all. Try to control evolution too tightly and you may go over a cliff.

Grasshopper, helped you out of your confusion, we hope we have. With you may the farce be.
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Iran Drops "Two Children Are Enough" Campaign And Now Pays Couples to Have More Children
Wants to raise Iran's population from 75 million to 150 million.

Ahmadinejad: "Those who raise the idea of family planing are thinking in the realm of the secular world."
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1 comment:

  1. Ol hair helmet writes you for advice. Priceless!



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