Joined: Mar. 2008
|Quote (Zachriel @ April 15 2008,15:06)|
The only seriously mentioned evo mat alternative
Is a quasi-infinite array of sub cosmi,
To soak up the config space,
And that plainly moves out of science into
Ad hoc speculative philosophical metaphysics.
I just felt like posting that lovely bit of doggerel. But I have no idea what it means.
This worries me, but I think I know exactly what he's attempting to talk about. It's a badly executed summary of Lee Smolin's very speculative fecund universes idea, which is also sometimes called "cosmological natural selection".
I wouldn't be bothered reading about the selfish gene because it has never been identified. -- Denyse O'Leary, professional moron
Again "how much". I don't think that's a good way to be quantitative.-- gpuccio