RE: virus: Un-natural De-selection

Robin Faichney (
Sat, 16 Aug 1997 10:40:00 +0100

Brett Lane Robertson wrote:
>>And just how do the more complex lifeforms manage to
>>influence the survival of the simpler ones?
>I folow some of the newer evolutionary theories which suggest that
there is
>a survival benefit to being cooperative (instead of competetive)...

So do I, but I think you'll find that, properly understood, all such
theories are very firmly based on natural selection.

However, as I think you pointed out yourself, this is not the
place to discuss such things. I very strongly recommend
that you join the Evolutionary Theory Mailing List, at