RE: reply to Benzon

From: Richard Brodie (
Date: Tue 27 May 2003 - 22:13:33 GMT

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    Bill Benzon wrote:

    <<Darwinism is, first of all, about random variation and selective retention. Replication is secondary and didn't enter the picture until Watson and Crick.

    There are computer models indicating that Darwinian evolution can happened without high-fidelity replication.>>

    How can you have "retention" without copying and replication? Retention of what?

    What do you mean by "high-fidelity"? Without sufficient fidelity, how is evolution different from randomness?

    Richard Brodie

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