[extropy-chat] limits of computer feeling

Rafal Smigrodzki rafal.smigrodzki at gmail.com
Wed Mar 21 14:39:27 UTC 2007

On 3/21/07, Stathis Papaioannou <stathisp at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 3/21/07, Rafal Smigrodzki <rafal.smigrodzki at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Of course, substitution
> > of economic or technological success for physical characteristics such
> > as hair, as the variable acted on by evolution, does not stop
> > evolution, merely redirects it. Natural selection still continues to
> > occur, since there is clearly differential fitness as measured by the
> > number of surviving offspring among humans.
> Is there any evidence that smarter, richer, better-looking etc. people today
> 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?


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