Re: the meme/brain problem

From: Dace (
Date: Sat 14 Feb 2004 - 20:01:39 GMT

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    > From: Keith Henson <>
    > > > Dawkins and Hamilton made the case that evolution does not
    > > > make sense unless you account for gene based inclusive fitness.
    > >
    > >According to Darwin, evolution is what happens to organisms. He may have
    > >been onto something. Gould argues for multi-levels of evolving
    > >much like memes and organizations and societies.
    > Evolution does not happen to organisms. They live or die, reproduce or
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    > Keith Henson

    An organism is not just a sack of molecules. What evolves is the form of organisms rather than their material constituents.


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