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Do you believe in Darwinian fitness?
If yes, you’re a K-type.
If no, r-type.
I’ve been looking for this.
One Google search away.
Along with this hint at r-selection.
“…Any new set of conditions which render a species’ food and safety very easily obtained, seems to lead to degeneration….”
Excuse me while I hide in shame.
My money’s on disinhibition from hypofrontality.
The loss of cellular material in the frontal lobe would scale us back to an earlier stage in evolution.
Richards’ essay on Hitler calls into question the entire enterprise of stigmatizing Darwin’s theory of evolution with the term “Social Darwinism”. It’s not as if evolutionary theory has never been used to justify unethical practices. Any idea can be used for good or bad purposes. What’s wrong is the claim that evolutionary theory is somehow especially prone to misuse or was misused in specific cases such as Nazi war policy. We owe a debt of gratitude to careful scholars such as Robert J. Richards for setting the record straight.
Immediately, one of the biggest critiques of HBD and associated information, based on Godwin’s Law, is rendered null.
Many of you are familiar with cyclical theories of history, they often include a heavy cultural component, for example assigning Millennials the status of a Hero Generation.
The mantle of Western Civ would also come under this heading.
“The old notion of all the inhabitants of the earth having been swept away at successive periods by catastrophes, is now generally given up. On the contrary, we have every reason to believe that species and groups of species gradually disappear, one after another, first from one spot, then from another, and finally from the world.”
I have seen this painting, it has quite a fascinating story behind it. You can look it up, I’m not an art historian.
It’s a return to the state of nature, where MOST men do not pass on their genes. It sucks but the overall fertility rate is too low in Europe as well so women aren’t exactly living it up either. But eggs will always be worth more than sperm, and we are the walking clone machines, there is bodily value too. Men need to compete for opportunity, same old story.
Lots more men than women are childless, and it has ever been thus, the researchers say. source
We’re returning to the natural pattern. No big deal. Like the old coots say — We need another war.