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Transmission (or communication?) is, among other things, based on
truthfulness, cooperativeness, charity, etc. Therefore I believe that
truth has a lot to do with survival. Lie about the whereabouts of the
sabre tooth and your tribesmen will eventually die, won't they?
University of Nis, Serbia
At 09:38 PM 4/18/2002 -0400, you wrote:
>On Thursday, April 18, 2002, at 08:28 , Bill Spight wrote:
>>Fitness and transmission are two different questions. (Although related,
>>obviously.) I agree that truth has little to do with transmission. It
>>has to do with the question of survival.
>I'm not sure that truth, listen to Tina now, has anything to do with it.
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