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Hi everyone, this is my first attempt at blogging, please be patient with me. I have always been passionately interested in science and always been a committed Christian who believes in the creative power of God, and I honestly believe that the two are not mutually exclusive. I would like to use this blog to explore this relationship.

Thursday, October 7, 2010

The paradox of Prediction

David Suzuki at age 74 is still trying to open peoples' eyes and save the planet we all live on.  He makes an interesting and scary prediction.  Imagine, he says, a test-tube full of food, and a single bacterium introduced into it.  In one hour it reproduces itself.  Again in another hour.  And again, and so on.  It would take, he says, 59 hours for the test-tube to be half full of bacteria, and another hour to become completely full.  Then he compares the test-tube to Planet Earth and tells us that we have passed the 59th hour.  Click on the above link to read the whole piece.

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