[ExI] evolution

Anton Sherwood bronto at pobox.com
Sun Jul 19 03:13:03 UTC 2020

On 2020-7-18 13:02, Dan TheBookMan via extropy-chat wrote:
> I would also wonder if having a population with variable cravings or 
> variable personality traits is not a good thing for the most part. Why? 

Because differences between us reduce rivalries?

(Anyone happen to know where I picked up this aphorism? "We are all 
different; this is a good thing, as it helps keep the world orderly.")

> Because it creates a sort of evolutionary potential for the population 
> rather than if everyone has all cravings or traits of a certain set 
> eliminated.

Reminds me of a detail in Greg Egan's «Incandescence».

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