Re: Selfishness (Was: Re: Polemics for longevity)

From: J. R. Molloy (
Date: Sat Jan 22 2000 - 21:17:24 MST

Robert Owen wrote,
>The basic question asked is: why is their not nothing but unicellular life
>on earth? Why are we not all bacteria?

Because of something called extropy. Complex adaptive systems evolve into more
complex, more highly evolved, adaptive systems, organisms, and super-organisms.
No mystery here, and no supernatual cause at work. The natural order of the
universe eventuates in genetic algorithms, organic chemistry, and Darwinian

--J. R.

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