ElShamah - Reason & Science: Defending ID and the Christian Worldview
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ElShamah - Reason & Science: Defending ID and the Christian Worldview

Otangelo Grasso: This is my library, where I collect information and present arguments developed by myself that lead, in my view, to the Christian faith, creationism, and Intelligent Design as the best explanation for the origin of the physical world.

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The Concept of Purpose in Biology

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1The Concept of Purpose in Biology Empty The Concept of Purpose in Biology Thu Jun 18, 2020 5:52 am



The Concept of Purpose in Biology

A living organism is not a single agent, but a nexus (both spatial and temporal) of agents 1 , We can make a distinction between a short-range purpose as applied to a single act of such an agent, and long-range purpose as applied to the end to which a series of acts is directed.

" We recognize that the natural processes were designed because there is purposeful use of information and matter to perform specific functions in a consistent manner under various sets of conditions ".

Pluripotent stem cells in multicellular organisms use codified instructional Information stored in genes and above genetic level to purposefully direct the intramolecular machinery and veritable production lines to replicate into various kinds of cells through cell differentiation, which forms tissues, which agglomerate to form organs, for example of vertebrates, with the purpose to perform a life essential specific tasks in the organism.

1. https://sci-hub.tw/https://www.jstor.org/stable/2808375?seq=1


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