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John Maynard Smith Quotes

So far, we have been able to study only one evolving system and we cannot wait for interstellar flight to provide us with a second. If we want to discover generalizations about evolving systems, we will have to look at artificial ones.
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Genetics is about how information is stored and transmitted between generations.

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Language changes very fast.

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The evolution of sex is the hardest problem in evolutionary biology.

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Information imposes certain criteria on how it can be stored.

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You couldn't have human society without language.

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Evolutionary game theory is a way of thinking about evolution at the phenotypic level when the fitnesses of particular phenotypes depend on their frequencies in the population.

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Mathematics is so much easier than words mathematics makes things clear that words merely muddle and confuse and mess up.

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So far, we have been able to study only one evolving system and we cannot wait for interstellar flight to provide us with a second. If we want to discover generalizations about evolving systems, we will have to look at artificial ones.

— John Maynard Smith

I can't go around believing in a God that believes suffering is good for me.

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Darwin's theory of evolution by natural selection is the only workable explanation that has ever been proposed for the remarkable fact of our own existence, indeed the existence of all life wherever it may turn up in the universe.

— John Maynard Smith

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