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Janie Park Bis2A Anton Significant of Natural Selection Whether one believes that God created the first organisms or that organic compounds were spontaneously formed from the “primeval soup,” the theory of natural selection set forth by Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace is a much debated theory that is critical to both the origin and continuing existence of life. It is critical to the origin of life as differences between individuals in a population are heritable. As this theory implies that all current life forms could have evolved from single and simple progenitor, factors such as environmental changes affect survival rates and individuals bearing the necessary traits will be able to survive and pass on their genes into the next generation. Moreover, natural selection is also critical to the continuing existence of life as those individuals who possess the necessary traits are able to pass on good genes so that the next generation will possess the adaptive traits that will increase survival rates thus leading to successful reproduction. With regards to the origin of life, this fundamental idea brings us to the idea that all current
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