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Decontextualization Rule

The decontextualization rule of evolution states that while evolution advances regulatory units are driven apart by accumulation of intercalated processes.

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Decontextualization of classical Darwinian evolution puzzles evolutionary biologists


  • The classical Darwinian feedback loop of evolution (figure above) that works on the genotype through natural selection of the phenotype holds true in its strict sense only for bacteria or other procaryotic organisms.
  • The evolution of abstract terms in general (and the fauceir term in particular) accompany the linguistic progress.
  • The social rulers evolved from an alpha male leading a tribe through military commanders, and absolutist statesmen to democratic presidencies.

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