Evolution ( was Re: virus: Re:sociological change)

David McFadzean (david@lucifer.com)
Sun, 29 Dec 1996 22:37:04 -0700

> From: Alex Williams <thantos@decatl.alf.dec.com>
> Date: Sunday, December 29, 1996 4:23 PM

> complaints, evolution is largely random; it has to be. No one, no
> process, can literally tell the future.

I agree that evolution is unpredictable but that doesn't mean it is
random. Evolution is comprised of the twin processes of variation
and selection; only the variation is (apparently) random.

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