Richard Dawkins, Climbing Mount Improbable. 1996
81 Darwinism allows for the possibility of vitalism: "Darwinians wouldn't mind if such providential mutations [non-random in the sense of "biased towards improvement"] were provided. It wouldn't undermine Darwinism, though it would put paid to its claims for exclusivity...."
Although, currently, no evidence for "beneficient mutational mechanism" has been discovered.
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