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Old 02-27-2017, 08:15 AM
adaher adaher is offline
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Oh, that much I knew. It almost seems like our advanced brains were just patched onto an ape body, then they threw in an opposable thumb and called it a day. You would think that an advanced brain would also have more advanced functions for regulating automatic processes yet it seems that some animals are actually more sophisticated than us in this regard. For example, I've read that rats' hearts restart. I guess sometimes human hearts can restart, but usually it takes intervention to make that happen.

Now the eye, that brings me to another question. How DOES an eye evolve? An eye is very sophisticated, yet it has really only one purpose: to enable one to see. And until one can see, it's not doing anything to aid in survival. So how does that mutation happen? Did a fish just get born with a simple eye one day 4 billion years ago?