If the phrase “Bayesian calculus” makes you want to run for the hills, you’re not alone! Bayesian logic can sound intimidating at first.
Before a trial and error process like natural selection can even get started, self-replicating molecules must have a minimal accuracy rate.
“Evolution doesn’t perform particularly well when you need to make multiple co-dependent mutations,” says Dr. McLatchie.
What a strange thing to say. To represent someone with his own words, while pointing out his failure to respond to substantive critiques, is “slander”?
On Twitter, Dr. McLatchie took some time to engage in an exchange with Farina, which reflects the quality of the latter’s thinking, such as it is.