On Sun, Aug 11, 2013 at 7:14 AM, Russell Standish <li...@hpcoders.com.au>wrote:
> Re Larmarkian evolution, cultural evolution is usually considered to be > an examplar of Lamarkian evolution. Knowledge accumulated in one life is > passed onto the next via books, or in the very olden day oral stories. > Yes but even there Darwinian natural selection is at work. Some ideas are good at infecting other minds and getting reproduce and thus can survive for thousands of generations, while other ideas are not good at that and vanish after a single generation. Of course minds work a lot faster than embryology so cultural evolution is vastly faster than biological evolution. John K Clark -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Everything List" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to everything-list+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email to email@example.com. Visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/everything-list. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/groups/opt_out.