Culture isn’t fitness neutral, but the selective fitness of a culture is context dependent.I read this as: The portfolio of behaviors and values which constitute a culture have an impact on the probability of that culture's continued survival but that continued survival depends on the evolving context and exogenous shocks to the system.
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
The selective fitness of a culture is context dependent
A powerful sentence that bears consideration. From a comment to the blog post, Why Are So Many Of Us “Star-Men” by Razib Khan.