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Re: Re. Progress

>>To deny that evolution by natural selection is not in some sense progressive
is to deny the obvious<<
Really?  This is something that I've been wondering about.  Does evolution
progress at all?  I can see how one might say that evolution tends to take less
specialized creatures and make them more specialized, but can one make things 
specific then that?  I don't even think that evolution drives toward greater
complexity, because the most numerous organisms on the planet are not 
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