Re: evolution

From: Wade T.Smith (
Date: Sun 08 Dec 2002 - 18:01:39 GMT

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    On Sunday, December 8, 2002, at 12:34 PM, Lawrence DeBivort wrote:

    > Don't forget the simple matter of individually created vision,
    > persuasion,
    > planning and decision-making. These introduce new elements into the
    > evolutionary process, and I would not be surprised if some day way in
    > the
    > future, it is realized that these came to play a greater current role in
    > human evolution than the traditional 'natural' unconscious processes of
    > evolution, mutation and selection. For lack of a better term, I call
    > these
    > new elements, and the way they are managed, evolutionary development, or
    > conscious evolution.

    Am I correct in saying that you feel no impulse to call these new element things 'memes'? Or were you being contritely obtuse and sardonic?

    - Wade

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