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80 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 02 November 2007 06:57AM

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Comment author: michael_vassar3 02 November 2007 09:16:48AM 1 point [-]

I'm not convinced that evolution is closer to "god" than to pure entropy. Really, the Tegmark big universe seems much closer to both "god" and pure entropy than evolution does, and may be a necessary creator for life as well, though it's still possible the evolution can do the whole job itself. Evolution has this whole "embedded in time" schtick going on that definitely makes it more like "gods" than like "god", as you observed.