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dwise1
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Message 204 of 211 (873946)
03-21-2020 4:15 PM
Reply to: Message 202 by crashfrog
03-21-2020 11:27 AM


Re: I was, of course, right about platinum coins:
... I know the readership here skews a little to the older side. Take it seriously, stay in, and wash your hands. Evolution is real and this time it's gunning for you.

Too late! We've already bred.

For the Darwin Awards to be effective, you need to self-select yourself out of the gene pool before having passed your genes on to the next generation.


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dwise1
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Message 207 of 211 (873972)
03-22-2020 7:22 PM
Reply to: Message 205 by crashfrog
03-22-2020 1:18 PM


Re: I was, of course, right about platinum coins:
DWise1 writes:

crashfrog writes:

... I know the readership here skews a little to the older side. Take it seriously, stay in, and wash your hands. Evolution is real and this time it's gunning for you.

We've already bred.

It does take a particular brand of species-centrism to think I was talking about the evolution of humans.

That consideration is completely immaterial to the discussion.

You were directly referring to the older segment of the human population, not the entire human population. Much as I abhor sports, I believe that your maneuver there is called "moving the goalposts".

Here is my entire message at Message 204:

DWise1 writes:

Too late! We've already bred.

For the Darwin Awards to be effective, you need to self-select yourself out of the gene pool before having passed your genes on to the next generation.

A disease that targets the elderly, who have already done all the gene-passing that they ever will (Cary Grant notwithstanding), will have far less impact on a population than a disease that targets the young, who have not yet had any chance to pass on their genes. That applies to all animal species, not just humans.

 
BTW, you've been gone for several years, so I no longer have any context in which to take your messages.


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