Re: Satan Re: [Slate] American Religious fervor, by the numbers

Eugene Leitl (
Sun, 4 Jul 1999 20:09:30 -0700 (PDT)

Karl Anderson writes:

> the apple incident, I still think of Satan as being in charge of
> evolution. Without challenges, there'd be no reason for one mutant to
> do better than another.

What's the point of attaching a face to the fitness function? It's
certainly not science, and certainly anathema to the religious.