Stasis is an Inevitable Consequence of Every Successful Evolution

@article{Shcherbakov2011StasisIA,
  title={Stasis is an Inevitable Consequence of Every Successful Evolution},
  author={Victor Prokhorovich Shcherbakov},
  journal={Biosemiotics},
  year={2011},
  volume={5},
  pages={227-245}
}
Evolutionary stasis is discussed in light of the idea that the common output of every successful evolution is the creation of the entities that are increasingly resistant to further change. The moving force of evolution is entropy. This general aspiration for chaos is a cause of the mortality of organisms and extinction of species. However, being a prerequisite for any motion, entropy generates (by chance) novelties, which may happen to be (by chance) more resistant to further decay and thus… CONTINUE READING
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