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Re: [Norton AntiSpam] Re: Question

  • Subject: Re: [Norton AntiSpam] Re: Question
  • From: butch ragland wilddog_202@yahoo.com
  • Date: Sun, 3 Apr 2005 16:50:03 -0700 (PDT)

George, A more philosophical story.
Imagine that in 5 minutes every human will die.
Not enough time to even say good by to all my loved
Further all trace of human DNA will be gone.
A future organism will not even be able to resurrect
the human race.
At that moment every creature on earth would rejoice.

Before you tell me God will take care of it, that is
exactly what I'm afraid of. God will give us what we

Oh well, I'm sure the answers to the world's problems
are in my hosta collection, back to the mulch I just
hauled in.

--- "W. George Schmid" <hostahill@Bellsouth.net>
> Butch,
> This is precisely Nature's way. Whenever a true but
> "bad" mutation occurs,
> the change is either repaired subsequently or, if
> not, the abnormal is
> eliminated during one or more succeeding
> generations. This also holds for
> chimeral rearrangements (a bad state for hostas
> because the rearranged
> tissue has less chlorophyll). The latter are
> considered stable by many, but
> there is nothing stable about such abnormal results
> in nature, it just takes
> longer to eliminate the abnormal. Over the last 40
> years of observing
> variegated hostas, I have seen plenty of so-called
> "stable" variegated
> hostas turn all green (when left to their own
> devices) and I have come to
> the conclusion that nothing is absolutely stable in
> the plant kingdom. Even
> the "all-green" species adapt to ecological changes
> and speciate
> accordingly. We just don't live long enough to
> observe some of these
> reversions. This statement may not be as poetic as
> Glen's but these are the
> facts. Evolution has been going on forever and will
> continue forever (don't
> ask me to define forever - that is a philosophical
> question). If hostas
> outlive the human race, who is "rescuing" all those
> variegated "misfits,"
> all those survivor hostas will return to their
> normal green state. George
> W. George Schmid
> Hosta Hill - Tucker Georgia USA
> Zone 7a - 1188 feet AMSL
> 84-12'-30" West_33-51' North
> Outgoing e-mail virus checked by NAV
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "butch ragland" <wilddog_202@yahoo.com>
> To: <hosta-open@hort.net>
> Sent: Sunday, April 03, 2005 15:46
> Subject: [Norton AntiSpam] Re: Question
> > George, A recent finding suggest, or does in fact,
> > proves a mechanism where RNA works to cause a
> mutation
> > to revert or repaired from the plants point of
> view.
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Butch Ragland
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I'm sorry to report that
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