Please reflect on Chapters 39-52 of Daniel Dennett’s Intuition Pumps and Other Tools for Thinking, consider natural selection and all of the success (and failure) that is involved in evolution. How do the large numbers involved in evolution make such seemingly miraculous effects possible? What is the most surprising part about evolution to you? Explain in relation to Dennett’s discussion.
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