Re: Biological evolution becoming irrelevant

From: Jef Allbright (
Date: Wed Jan 25 2006 - 18:08:51 MST

On 1/25/06, Tony Garnock-Jones <> wrote:
> Jef Allbright wrote:
> > Biological evolution is becoming irrelevant to the human organism and
> > its societies.
> This is not true - you might be interested in the short essay by
> Geoffrey Miller ( in the
> recent Annual Question collection.

Tony, I read the Geoffrey Miller piece and find that he supports my
statement that technological "evolution" or development is overtaking
biological evolution in terms of processes relevant to determining our place
in the future.

I suspect that you misconstrued my statement to mean that our evolved
biological nature is becoming irrelevant, but that was not my point at all.
Our evolved nature is extremely relevant, but the *process* of biological
evolution that brought us to this point is rapidly diminishing in relevance
as it is overtaken by much more effective drivers of change.

[Subject updated and message scanned for any remnants of "mere philosophy".]

- Jef
increasing awareness for increasing morality

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