Re: NANFA-L-- Kin Selection

Irate Mormon (
Wed, 16 Feb 2005 18:24:12 -0500

Quoting "" <>:

> Yes, kin selection is a very sound
> theory, and is a part of modern evolutionary theory.

Well, it's the only way to explain certain behaviors which otherwise seem to
contradict the way evolution and selection are supposed to work,-in-least
according to the selfish gene model. Maybe that's an obsolete model these days
- I admit I haven't kept up to date.


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Wisconsin. It was from this part of the world called Mississippi and Louisiana
and Tennessee, and a little bit of Missouri. That's where it all came from." -
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