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Re: Evolutionary Theory

In a message dated 98-02-15 03:02:34 EST, rjmeyer@ix.netcom.com writes:

<< Once and a while, a critter will genetically "stumble" upon a mutation that
turns out to have benificial features, especially if that animal now has an
advantage over it's competitors.  >>

My high-school biology teacher (who hates creation) taught us that 99.9999...%
of all mutations are destructive and don't get passed on in future
generations. So I fail to see how random mutations could result in something
better. Even if there was a beneficial mutation, would it get passed on to its
offspring in future generations?