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alarimer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri May-04-07 09:09 AM
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What the fuck is Darwinism?
Natural Selection (Darwin's original idea) is the very backbone of biological theory. If you are talking about social Darwinism (something that actually had nothing to do with Darwin), it is simply an abuse of the theory.

Evolution is FACT, like gravity. The mechanism by which it happens is natural selection. Organisms pass on their genes to their offspring. Generally, traits that are unfavorable mean that the organism will not survive to pass on its genes and, thus, change occurs in populations. Sometimes changes happen fairly quickly, in human terms, such as drug resistance in bacteria, but other times it is much slower.

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