Re: Selfish traits not favoured by evolution, study shows

From: Valerie
Sent on: Saturday, August 3, 2013 11:37 AM
Maybe among the social species.  Cats seem to be doing quite well in their own way.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-23529849 

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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