RE: virus: Re: Social Metaphysics

Brett Lane Robertson (
Tue, 30 Sep 1997 16:40:04 -0500

At 01:32 PM 9/30/97 -0700, you wrote:
>Robin wrote:
>>My main point, in these terms, is that I don't believe you
>>can come up with any good rationale for such ordering.
>>Eg, why isn't consistency #1 for the falling rock, and
>>gravity #2? You could argue for ever about it, and get
>>nowhere, because if two things are both prerequisites,
>>then they are both equally necessary.
>I agree, you could argue for ever about it. By saying that consistency is a
>driving force of evolution I meant a *very* important prerequisite. Will
>you let me say that?
>>> What other important prerequisites do we need for evolution to occur?
>>Replication with *variation*!!!!! :-)
>Yes, mutation is also very important in the process of evolution.
>Going back to consistency of reality...
>Regards, Tadeusz (Tad) Niwinski from planet TeTa
> (604) 985-4159

Equal to "consistency"--in regards to evolution--I see "efficiency" to be


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