Richard Dawkinss book on the theories behind evolution is entitled "The Blind Watchmaker." What is the significance of this rather ironic title?

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    Evolution fashions organisms that function perfectly, much like a precision watch runs perfectly.
    Organisms are indeed very complex, much like a precision watch; however, evolution fashions organisms without any "forethought or plan" for their ultimate design.
    Evolution always produces traits that perfectly adapt an organism to its environment; even though most organisms are not even aware of it (they are blind to it).
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Organisms are indeed very complex, much like a precision watch; however, evolution fashions organisms without any "forethought or plan" for their ultimate design.
answered May 20, 2013 by Bioshare ~Top Expert~ (34,070 points)

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