RE: The Quest for the Purpose of Life

From: Smigrodzki, Rafal (
Date: Wed Jan 30 2002 - 18:21:28 MST

 Eliezer S. Yudkowsky [] wrote:

Alden Streeter wrote:
> What makes you think that every species doesn't maximize it's rate of
> mutation? Evolution predicts that there should be an equilibrium between
> mutation rate ensuring maximum variation for potential evolution and
> mutation prevention ensuring adequate health of the population.
> rate is itself an evolved trait.

ERROR 514: group selection postulated

### What do you mean?


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