Tuesday, October 16, 2018 |
Column: Deprogram —
Topic: ID —
The Law of Conservation of Information, Part III
Naturalistic Evolution, Meet a Utilitarian Philosopher's Method of Difference
by Denyse O'Leary
Utilitarian philosopher John Stuart Mill (1806-1873) was a contemporary of Darwin. And no Bible thumper was he.
Information for Survival
Let's start with a fundamental problem: Life forms constantly seek solutions to the problem of staying alive. They maintain an exponentially higher level of information when alive than they will as corpses. But even a corpse contains vastly more information than the chemical elements that . . .
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