Date: Thu 22 May 2003 - 20:25:50 GMT
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> > No, my original plan and my original meme, evolved. Mutation, which
> > is, along with selection, required for evolution, can take place
> > either internally or externally, although conscious intentional
> > mutation takes place internally, and both are necessary for
> > evolution.
> It seems I misplaced the post wherein you say that within the
> performance- scheme there ain 't evolution, but there is, Joe !
> You have evolution, selection and mutation.
> If you have any grundnorm, pick baseball that is popular. Despite the
> fact you add more rules, take a few out for that matter, increase the
> number of players up to 100 it will be baseball. We agreed upon that
> in consensus and by definition.
> But that ain 't the thing with the performances, baseball new version,
> played in any setting you like, will have anew performances each and
> everytime again_ time/ space differences; stadium, audience, even
> players ( and their minds) aren 't the same, weather, conditions of
> the field, etc_ all evolves/ get selected/ mutates/ procreates and
> propagates. And each time the grundnorm is used, written down, told
> about, shown_ anew performances will arise, quite the same but
> different. It doesn 't matter if those performances are due to
> internal or external stimili, or are results of instinctive/ inbedded/
> natural/ nurtured effects.
> The grundform has its own evolution too, change the rules and you get
> it, but its a slow kind. In the fast lane there are the performances.
> You even get evolution, selection and mutation at times and in places
> where you or I don 't know nothing about. If somewhere in Russia kids
> are trying out the game, you get evolution_ but are they playing !? We
> don 't know, if they do, evolution is busy. Evolution/ mutation of the
> game is so " fast " that the game played right now is out of date even
> before it iever begun....
The invention of novel rules or the mutation of existing ones is logically prior to their application.
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