Re: evolution

From: Van oost Kenneth (
Date: Mon 09 Dec 2002 - 16:54:35 GMT

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    ----- Original Message ----- From: "Lawrence DeBivort" <> To: <> Sent: Sunday, December 08, 2002 6:34 PM Subject: RE: evolution

    > 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
    > new elements, and the way they are managed, evolutionary development, or
    > conscious evolution.

    That means Lawrence that you see the future as more Lamarckian than Darwinian, in the context that, like Wade argued some time ago, creativity equals Lamarckism !? Is this what you see !?



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