The more offspring you leave behind the more fit you

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Unformatted text preview: sign If you accept the premise before, then you should also be prepared to accept that much of the good design in nature is a consequence of a mindless process Fitness: “suitability” How well an organism fits its environment “Survival of the fitness”- a tautology Its survival probability The number of offspring it leaves behind (if it even makes it that far in life) The rate at which it leaves behind offspring. The more offspring you leave behind, the more fit you are. Multiply the survival probability times the fecundity to...
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