Why doesn't nature's cells consume all of Earth?

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Re: Why doesn't nature's cells consume all of Earth?
« Reply #15 on: June 19, 2018, 11:29:28 am »
Yeah, as if the Kudzu hasn't already done enough damage...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kudzu_in_the_United_States

Keep it up and we'll be an all Green country before anyone else!! (but in the wrong way of course).
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Re: Why doesn't nature's cells consume all of Earth?
« Reply #16 on: June 19, 2018, 12:13:46 pm »
The Martians had a similar problem back in the early 19th century with red weed; they just gave up trying to control it and invaded another planet lol.

I’m surprised that some entrepreneur hasn’t launched Kudzu burgers or some similar method of profiting from the stuff.

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Re: Why doesn't nature's cells consume all of Earth?
« Reply #17 on: June 20, 2018, 02:55:26 am »
Yeah well, it does make me wonder just what all that weird looking lettuce & leafy stuff is in my salads when I eat at some of these more "youthful" almost Yuppie places. Looks very akin to weeds we had to pull from the garden as kids, not to mention Dandelion leaves and other 'Greenery'.

Kudzu in a salad...who'd know for sure once it's decorated with those croutons and onions and doused with dressing? Hmm... ;)

Getting back to topic (sry), the one main reason that the Earth hasn't 'consumed' and melted everything surrounding its core is that no one has turned the heat up high enough (yet).

Like melting lead or other metal in a small crucible. Only so much can be melted until the thermal temperature of the molten metal begins to cool within the pot, even with the addition of more metal. The situation might require a larger crucible for one but mainly more heat to aid in the consumption process.
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Re: Why doesn't nature's cells consume all of Earth?
« Reply #18 on: June 20, 2018, 07:16:34 am »
As you guys probably know about me,  I think its only miracles stopping evolution from destroying the world,  its insanely powerful and things dont make sense to me.

Evolution is the hill climbing method in the purest form, inside the "natural model" like Archimedes "Give me a long enough lever, and ill lift the world"
I would say, in Darwins name "Give me enough robots in separate bodies doing only just hillclimbing, and ill have a very devil-like efficient pattern in its digital hive mind."


To put my point further.

Are our killer predators out there as savage as evolution can make them?
Are u sure sexual reproduction is more efficient than asexual reproduction?
Imagine a creature that clones its intelligence into its offspring so they dont have to start from nothing?
Imagine a creature thats constantly giving birth to itself.
And more,  just think about "the cracks in the system".

This is what evolution could make that people dont even consider.

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Re: Why doesn't nature's cells consume all of Earth?
« Reply #19 on: June 20, 2018, 02:56:31 pm »
Made my day ranch. "constantly giving birth to itself" That's so horrifyingly beautiful.
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Re: Why doesn't nature's cells consume all of Earth?
« Reply #20 on: June 20, 2018, 04:11:30 pm »
In asexual reproduction there is no generation improvement. A child is exact genetic copy of its parent.
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