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Aaron's Avatar Jump to comment 7 by Aaron

Copernic,

When most people think of fittest in the context of evolution they think of the fastest cheetah that is more apt to catching and eating animals.

We need to start stressing that in the context of evolution of social animals fit means the best adapted to the society which in part means being moral and good.

I agree with you. Instead of tapdancing around a valid term we need to stress the importance in this other context to give people a better understanding of what it means.

Fri, 08 Feb 2008 11:35:00 UTC | #118004