Re: The meta-invisible hand

Damien Broderick (
Tue, 23 Sep 1997 11:10:29 +0000

At 12:12 PM 9/22/97 +0200, Anders wrote:

>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

As I might have suggested previously, there's already a word: `culture'.
Admittedly, this specialised aspect is already confounded with other layers
of meaning, so maybe we do need a new term.

Damien Broderick