From: Keith Henson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Mon 01 Mar 2004 - 18:08:59 GMT
At 02:54 PM 27/02/04 -0500, frankie wrote:
>I am not unfamiliar with kin-selection, but I don't understand why this
>means that considering things at the group-level is invalid.
Nothing at all wrong with considering groups, especially in social
animals. But you should stay aware that (at the biological level) what
gets conserved or lost over generations is genes.
>It is kind of fractal like - patterns recurring across scale. Thanks for
>all the URL's. I hadn't heard of the conflict between Gould and Wilson,
>both of whom I admire.
I knew about it, but not how intense it had been.
This was distributed via the memetics list associated with the
Journal of Memetics - Evolutionary Models of Information Transmission
For information about the journal and the list (e.g. unsubscribing)
This archive was generated by hypermail 2.1.5 : Mon 01 Mar 2004 - 18:12:08 GMT