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If you've been following the intelligent design trial out in Dover, PA (covered in detail here), you've probably come across some of Mike Argento's writing. If you haven't, for FSM's sake, go read some.
One of the things Behe, a professor of biochemistry at Lehigh University and one of the grand poobahs of the intelligent design movement, pointed out to show that scientists still debate the idea of evolution is that scientists don't know anything about sex.
He had a slide that referenced an article from the science journal "Nature" titled "Why Sex?"
You know, if you have to ask...
Seriously, I guess, he quoted the article as saying, "Scientists come with a profusion of theories."
Interpret that any way you wish.
He said the article reported that "major factors of the evolution of reproduction are still obscure." The article said, "After decades of theorizing about the evolution of sex, biologists are at last beginning to test their ideas in the field."
It's really kind of sad because a lot of these guys are middle-aged and if they're just getting around to it...
The article says, "How sex began and how it thrived remain a mystery."
It usually begins with a few drinks and maybe dinner and then...