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>On Monday, February 18, 2002, at 08:26 , Francesca S. Alcorn wrote:
>>But I am arguing for their "fitness" in terms of what they offer the group.
>Ain't arguing that.
>What fits, fits.
>Truth ain't got nothin' to do with it.
>Until one tries to fit in all places, at all times, which is what
>this world is coming to.
How can you have natural selection without diversity? Aren't
>IMHO, there are many things worth losing, and shamanistic power is
>one of them.
Yeah, that's what the missionaries said too. :)
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