Please read his blog post linked here and discuss the following questions with your classmates:
- How would you define novelty?
- Is there a fundamental difference between microevolution and macroevolution?
- Do you agree with McShea and Brandon's rule of macroevolution (that complexity and diversity increase unless opposed)? Why or why not?
- What does Dr. Oakley mean when he says that novelty happens at the macroevolutionary scale but not at the microevolutionary scale?