adaptationism

(redirected from Darwinian Fundamentalism)

ad·ap·ta·tion·ism

 (ăd′ăp-tā′shə-nĭz′əm)
n.
An approach in evolutionary biology that assumes that most traits of an organism are adaptations which have evolved solely or chiefly by means of natural selection rather than by means of other processes such as genetic drift.

ad′ap·ta′tion·ist adj. & n.
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To begin with, this position (as noted earlier) does not look constructivist, since Fuller seems to think that Darwinian fundamentalism has blocked the road to discovery, while a commitment to ID has promoted it.
Moreover, Darwinian Fundamentalism will again provide natural selection wherein only the more experienced operators will continue to thrive.