[ExI] Binary proof of evolution
thespike at satx.rr.com
Sun Sep 26 02:54:11 UTC 2010
On 9/25/2010 9:22 PM, ablainey at aol.com wrote:
> Any takers?
Dawkins and others before him did versions of this about 30 years ago.
But your method omits a key element of evolution: selection, using a
survival-test rachet to retain successful variants. Perhaps you mean
something like: "Start with 'To be or not to be' and blindly generate
alphanumerics until you get 'T', retain it, then go on until you get 'o'
and retain that, etc." But this is not very like building a phenotype
that's passingly well fitted to its environment. Oh, and unless you're
cheating, by the time you get to "b" the "T" and "o" might have changed
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