RE: virus: Un-natural De-selection

Robin Faichney (
Fri, 15 Aug 1997 15:41:00 +0100

Brett Lane Robertson wrote:
> theory, "development", suggests that simpler
>life forms are fundamental steps in attaining a more advanced state and
>as such "protected" by complexity as well; that is, advanced (more
>life forms must also select to keep the most simple processes in good
>working order...

And just how do the more complex lifeforms manage to
influence the survival of the simpler ones?