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RE: Copyrighting schemas, Hailstorm (over the top and out of the topic- so much for coherence)

Richard Dawkins:  "The extended phenotype allows that cascade of causal
arrows to reach out beyond the body wall. Extended phenotypes are things
like birds' nests, or bower-bird bowers. A peacock has a tail with which it
woos females. A male bower bird builds a grass tail, a bower, in the bushes,
and dances around it, and that's what attracts the females. That bower made
of grass is performing exactly the same role as a peacock's tail. Genes that
make for a good bower, a pretty bower, get passed on to the next generation.
The bower is a phenotypic effect of genes. It's an extended phenotype."

So a bird in the bush is worth two in the hand?


Ekam sat.h, Vipraah bahudhaa vadanti.
Daamyata. Datta. Dayadhvam.h

-----Original Message-----
From: Sean McGrath [mailto:sean.mcgrath@propylon.com]

>[Len Bullard]
>Monkeys are free.  It is the joy of the poverty
>of intelligence.

.. or madness.

"I'd rather stay here, with all the mad man, than perish
with the sad men roaming free." - David Bowie.