[extropy-chat] limits of computer feeling
rafal.smigrodzki at gmail.com
Sun Apr 1 19:15:47 UTC 2007
On 3/21/07, Stathis Papaioannou <stathisp at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 3/22/07, Rafal Smigrodzki <rafal.smigrodzki at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Is there any evidence that smarter, richer, better-looking etc. people
> > > are more likely to pass on their genes than most of the rest of the
> > > population?
> > >
> > ### I am not sure about the meaning of your question. I noted that
> > there is differential fitness among humans, therefore selection for
> > traits correlated to fitness is still taking place. Do you think that
> > this is incorrect?
> But selection on the basis of genetic difference is far less important in a
> technological society. We would still adapt and "evolve" technologically
> even if our genes never again deviated substantially from their present
### Well, I have not claimed otherwise.
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