Sunday, September 2, 2012

Chance and Necessity

What drives Evolution? -  Quantum Mechanics:

"on the microscopic level there exists a further source of still more radical uncertainty, embedded in the quantum structure of matter. A mutation is in itself a microscopic event, a quantum event, to which the principle of uncertainty consequently applies. An event which is hence and by its very nature essentially unpredictable."

Jacques Monod - Chance and Necessity (1970)

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