Illustration of "The Descent of Man"
Or maybe the picture could be titled, "Monkey See, Monkey Do."
It has been said that the Darwinian mechanisms of random mutation and natural selection actually destroy information rather than create it and that natural selection throws out the good with the bad.
Fruit flies and cockroaches are considered to be likely survivors of a nuclear war because of their high resistance to radiation. So if those insects are the sole survivors of a nuclear war, they will then be -- by definition -- the "fittest."
Picture is courtesy of The Gradebook: Tampabay.com
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