Re: Joel and Bryant /talk/ about Antlers and Culture

Bryant (
22 Aug 1996 14:13:02 -0600

In article <>,
Len Piotrowski <> wrote:

>Question: If Gould and Lewontin are creating only imaginary adaptionists, how
>do you reconcile such explanations for "orgasm" and " having a lot of kids"
>with non-functional arguments?

Why would I need to? As I made clear in the parts you quoted from my
posts, evolutionists treat "function" as "evolved/adapted to do..." That
evolutionists suspect function for the female orgasm does not well
illustrate Gould & Lewontin's contention that evolutionists see naive
function in *everything.*