Re: The meta-invisible hand

Anders Sandberg (
22 Sep 1997 12:12:38 +0200

"Keith Elis ('Hagbard Celine')" <> writes:

> However, while a form of natural
> selection *may* exist in the free market

I would say it is not natural selection, but something different.
The market seems to evolve according to Lamarkian or super-Lamarkian
principles: offsprings inherit acquired characteristics of their
parents, and entities can change their own structure when they find
a need for it. Very complex, I wonder what to call this kind of

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