Re: self-selection

Joel Duff (
Sat, 3 Apr 1999 11:23:47 -0500

chop chop>
>And by the way, there need be no feeling of breaking new ground when
>suggesting that Darwinian natural selection also applies to nonbiological
>entities. Darwin got both the words and the idea of "survival of the
>fittest" from theories of economic competition between companies.
>Hitchin, Hertfordshire
> Copyright New Scientist, RBI Limited 1999

Maybe, but I was always told that the phrase "survivial of the fittest" was
not used by Darwin but coined at a much later time. If this is wrong
could someone point me to where he used this phrase?