RE: virus: FWD: The nature of truth

Richard Brodie (
Tue, 25 Feb 1997 03:55:50 -0800

Dave Pape wrote:

This equation is okay as an approximate explanation, but doesn't
what actually goes on in a test tube (and certainly not what'd happen
in the
seas of pre-life Earth, where effectively you'd be dealing with a huge,
worldwide dynamic chemical equilibrium which still hasn't settled).

I would say that NO explanation of ANYTHING reflects what ACTUALLY goes
on ANYWHERE. But that doesn't mean it's not a useful explanation.