We’ve seen active information before in the Dawkins Weasel example. The baseline search for METHINKS IT IS LIKE A WEASEL stands no hope of success.
What do biologists make of the apparently purposive nature of all these different kinds of complex programmed behaviors?
These findings challenge Darwinism because species that are clearly unrelated by common ancestry employ common engineering principles.
Eric Cassell discuss the No Free Lunch theorems of William Macready and David Wolpert, and the problem of blind searches for everything from Rubik’s cube solutions to the formula for WD-40.
The evolution of many complex traits, such as echo location in whales, requires the modification or creation of numerous proteins, physical structures, and neural connections.