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What do cars have to do with evolution’s limit? They’re an interesting corner case that Michael Behe’s original definition didn’t catch.
I might have figured out how to test in a lab for the limit of evolution (irreducible complexity), and I’m reading up on the subject to find out if my idea will work. The first thing I need to do is make sure that my definition of evolution’s limit is good enough for what I want to do. I’m also debunking some objections that people have raised to the argument that life is too complicated to appear by evolution.
Today, I’ll explain a technicality that I thought of in Behe’s original definition, and give an improved version. It turns out that William Dembski – a big name in the intelligent design movement – thought of this more than 10 years ago.