How do creationists define "information"?
"They know that they must rely on some other process to create the required new information, because the evolution story demands it. 'Once upon a time, it says, there was a world of living creatures with no lungs. Then the information for lungs somehow arose, but feathers were nowhere in the world--later these arose too.' But the bottom line is that natural selection, by itself, is powerless to create. It is a process of 'culling', of choosing between several things which must first be in existence. There is no known natural law through which matter can give rise to information, neither is any physical process or material phenomenon known that can do this."
1. Increased genetic variety in a population? It's been observed.
2. Increased genetic material? It's been observed.
3. Novel genetic material? It's been observed.
4. Novel genetically-regulated abilities? It's been observed.
5. Something else? How is it defined?
Please try to answer the question, not change the subject. Thank you.
(citations for 1-4 available upon request; I didn't want to clutter the question).