2010/1/15 Brent Meeker <meeke...@dslextreme.com>:
> Or why not suppose you are your body (including your genes). Then evolution
> would be able to have had the imputed effect on "you" that you suppose it
The actual effect of any adaptive behaviour must be through the genes,
but evolution could not work directly on a belief about genes. Our
psychology may act against our genes if we are taken out of the
environment in which we evolved; for example the number of children
people choose to have in the modern world is inversely proportional to
the resources they control.
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