Re: [humanism-174] Selfish traits not favoured by evolution, study shows

From: Tim C.
Sent on: Friday, August 2, 2013 2:30 PM
Dawkins's main premise in THE SELFISH GENE!  Of course there is more to life and the evo of life than just gene propagation, but the process COULD be boiled down to that single possibly most important premise!
In a message dated 8/2/[masked]:09:13 A.M. Eastern Daylight Time, [address removed] writes:

The last sentence is interesting...

"It's not individuals that have to survive, its genes, and genes just use individual organisms - animals or humans - as vehicles to propagate themselves."

"Selfish genes" therefore benefit from having co-operative organisms.

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