Re: Further Evolution beyond the Human?

Richard Ottolini (stgprao@sugarland.unocal.COM)
8 Oct 1996 18:35:35 GMT

In article <53dit0$>,
Theodore A. Holden <> wrote:
>For instance, Darwin's Origin of the Species was published in 1859 or
>thereabouts, while serious industrialism and robber-baron capitalism in America
>began with the arms industry at the time of the civil war and the vast expansion
>of the railroads after the civil war (65). Hence your claim that robber-baron
>capitalism preceeded Darwinism is idiotic. Likewise the opium wars occurred
>around the turn of the last century. Again, learn some facts and then worry
>about interrupting others with them.

"Survival of the fittest" for both evolution and economic systems.
This is a descriptive rather than predictive explanation because the
fittest survive.