Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Falling into a pit

Falling into a pit may be a much better analogy for evolution than adaptive peaks and climbing Mt. Improbable. To find out why read Chris Nedin's blog Ediacaran [Climbing Pit Improbable].

1 comment :

  1. Murray Gell-Mann suggested that in his 'Quark of the Jaguar' book a decade ago. I always like the pits better than peaks as a metaphor.