Re: Stephen J Gould and progres

Lee Daniel Crocker (
Wed, 8 Jan 1997 17:51:27 -0800 (PST)

> Advanced life is very hard to explain by mere random selection.

1) "Selection" is not random, by definition. Mutation is random.
Selection is precise, immediate, and brutal.

2) I don't find it difficult to understand at all. I think the
best explanation I have read so far is Dawkins' _Blind Watchmaker_.