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CEVA34's Avatar Jump to comment 24 by CEVA34

"Are the selfish gene and survival of the species working at cross purposes here?"

Why is that idea surprising? Obviously the "behavior" of genes sometimes runs contrary to the survival of the species, otherwise all those extinct species wouldn't be extinct! Of course that excludes species exterminated by outside forces like climate.

Tue, 03 Jul 2012 08:25:14 UTC | #948486