From: Phil Goetz (email@example.com)
Date: Mon Jan 31 2005 - 22:11:01 MST
--- Maru Dubshinki <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I have a suggestion: cultural evolution could be
> seen as not
> Darwinian, nor Lamarckian, but faster and better
> because the culture
> can improve the heuristics (that is, make it less of
> a random walk)
> used to generate the culture; when Darwinian or
> Lamarckian evolution
> either just randomly generate and pass/fail; or have
> faster feedback
> based on what was necessary to survive.
Altho the goals that a culture has, which those
heuristics are applied to attain, may continue
to evolve in a non-directed manner.
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