Re: Evolution, "adaptation", and what's currently adaptive

Bryant (
23 Aug 1996 16:41:14 -0600

In article <>,
Len Piotrowski <> wrote:
>The number of "copies of ones genes [that] get passed along to subsequent
>generations" is not an adequate definition of what "fitness" means because of
>the ambiguity in the meaning of "genes," the process of 'passing along,' and
>what is meant by "subsequent generations."

Lenny, do you possess a dictionary? Look up "subsequent," "generation,"
and "genes." If you need a primer in reproductive biology (meiosis, etc.),
let me know. --Bryant