Re: BIO: Defining "Life"

James Rogers (
Thu, 09 Jan 1997 23:54:57 -0800

At 08:21 PM 1/9/97 -0600, you wrote:
>> It has always seemed obvious to me that our narrow definition of life is
>> hardly the criteria for such a vast place as the universe.
>Life is traditionally defined as things that can move, reproduce, and so
>on, but even this simple definition excludes mules, who are sterile.
>I define Life as:
>1) Anything designed primarily by evolution.
>2) Anything sentient.

AND, or OR?

> Eliezer S. Yudkowsky
>Disclaimer: Unless otherwise specified, I'm not telling you
>everything I think I know.

-James Rogers