He suggests to me yet another good question to ask the next Darwinist you meet.
Theorists hope to alleviate a deficiency in Shannon information theory, which dealt only with the structure of a communication, not its semantics.
A focus on power, to the neglect of wisdom, is fine, as long as it is recognized that mechanical philosophy is incomplete.
Recently, a team of British paleontologists added a new pseudo-explanation.
Wallace was the co-discoverer with Charles Darwin of the theory of evolution by natural selection. He later broke with Darwin over the question of teleology.