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Evolution of sexes are the result of bifurcation of chaotic system called life.

Chaos theory is concept which implies that dynamical system which are deterministic (having finite numeber of states and depends only on the initial condition of the system) are unpredictable by nature.
The characterstics of a dynamical system to be considered as chaotic are
1. it must be sensitive to initial conditions;
2. it must be topologically mixing; and
3. its periodic orbits must be dense.
Refer Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chaos_theory

Here are some patterns that connect the chaos theory with evolution
An interesting characeristic associated with chaotic systems are patterns called strange attractors , bifurcation and period doubling.
In these charecterstic, the chaotic systems becomes less chaotic in certain region of the phase space( set of all possible states of a system)
Another pattern associated with chaos is the fractal nature.The bifurcation often has a fractal pattern.
The ideas connecting chaos theory and evolution are
1. The phenomenon of life is deterministic
2. It is sensitive to initial condition
3. Evolution of life is fractal
4. The path taken by evolution never overlap.

In the lights of these, we can also see there is a pattern of bifurication happeing in the life process. Organisms evolve over time in to two sexes(genetically close, but morphologically different forms).
The observations supporting this are
1. Evolution process is mostly in the change in DNA.
2. Sensitivity of the morphogenesis of organisms to initial conditions(the DNA).
3. Sensitivity of the sexual dimorphism of organisms to initial conditions(X,Y chromosome region of the DNA)
4. Large number of iterations over time to support bifurcation(the evolutionary timeline is of the order of billions of years).
5. The evolutionary process tries to takes all forms(phase space of the life process) based on the change in DNA(initial condition)
6. The number of sexes tends to attract to two(strange attractors and bifurcation?).


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    May 16 2012: Let us look deeper into evolution. The theory does not take the responsibility of stating how life originated. It delegates that to the theory of the “Big Bang”, which states that all matter in the universe was somehow contained in a very small dense hot atom, molecule, or singularity, which exploded into all
    the elements and celestial bodies of the universe, about 16 billion years ago.
    2.Search Further : Cosmologists and physicists have determined that there are thousands of unrelated scientific formula's and exact requirements, like the strength of electromagnetic forces vs gravitational forces in atoms, the size of the neutron vs the proton, the electron's size, the age and size of the sun, the position of the sun in the Milky Way, the shape and size of the Milky Way, the existence of supernovas that create and distribute the heavy elements necessary for DNA formation, the distance of the Earth from the sun, the shape of its orbit etc that all need to be almost exactly as they are for atoms to be able to join into large molecules and for the conditions for life and for life itself to eventually exist. Also, this whole sequence of events had to take place in a certain
    order, for life to exist.[Ref 3.See Origins-Current Debates-Evolution-Creation-]
    See unity of Consciousness in Science, Religion, philosophy-Book-THis has more Questions
    One needs to understand Frames of Minds- see- Books in vidyardhicosmology.blogspot.com.
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      May 18 2012: Thank you for your comment
      Before going to deeper philosophical aspects of origin of life and its evolution, I would prefer to look at the smaller tangible phenomenon like our subject. Why this will be an interesting study is that, we have data(fossil records, genetic information of species and knowledge about how these work). I am interested in looking at it in a different perspective. Chaos theory is incredibly interesting in its universality. You can apply it to the big bang and the dynamics of a liquid in a tea cup.

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