[ExI] It's not only the fittest who survive.
pharos at gmail.com
Mon Mar 28 16:47:06 UTC 2011
On Mon, Mar 28, 2011 at 5:35 PM, Eugen Leitl wrote:
> Not having read the article, evolvability is part of fitness.
> Any definition involving fitness is empirically grounded in
> allele frequency measurements in the wild.
Yes, but it is pretty pointless to say that whatever survives must, by
definition, be the fittest.
The article is pointing out that many different types of 'fitness' survive.
Not just the biggest, strongest lions survive.
And there is cataclysmic change to allow for as well.
The dinos were the fittest for millennia.
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