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Darwinian Poetry

  1. Jul 29, 2003 #1

    Phobos

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    I should probably post this in the General Discussion forum instead of Other Sciences, but hey...if the Boston Globe (where I found this) can post this in their science section, then I can post this here!

    http://www.codeasart.com/poetry/darwin.html

    In summary, it's a little experiment to evolve poetry via artifical selection of randomly generated phrases that can reproduce (or die off) and mutate.
     
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  3. Jul 29, 2003 #2
    Yep, proves evolution to me :>

    man amused funny the
    thing shows only to make
    coherent sentences intelligence
    required is

    garbage produced we have so
    intelligence there isn't required
    but is sense in order for to make things

    proves here are we of kind it
    some super-intelligence because of
     
  4. Jul 30, 2003 #3

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    Re: Yep, proves evolution to me :>

    But, from chaos comes order. It's the way of things.
     
  5. Jul 30, 2003 #4

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    Re: Yep, proves evolution to me :>

    Don't read too much into it...it's just someone's fun experiment with artificial selection applied to language. It's not meant to be a proof of biological natural selection. :wink:
     
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