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    Survival of The Fittest The evolution of man as a species can be traced with limited fossil evidence, but the development of the mind takes a different course of investigation. "Unfortunately, no hominoid fossils- nor such of a fossil chimpanzee- are as yet known for the period between 6 and 13 mya. Thus there is no documentation of the branching event between the hominoid fossil and the chimpanzee lineages" ( What 239). Ernst Mayr, a staunch supporter of humans as the current supreme species

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    Survival of the fittest. This idea, also known as Darwinism, was theorized by scientist Charles Darwin to explain the evolution of animal species. In the late 1800s, however, the idea of Social Darwinism emerged and applied the same concepts of Darwinism but on humans not animals. As defined by the dictionary, Social Darwinism is a belief, popular in the late Victorian era throughout the world, which states that the strongest or toughest should survive and flourish in society, while the weak and

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    The Roman Empire as a whole was based upon expansion. When expansion declined, so did the Roman Empire. But lack of expansion was not the only reason the Roman Empire went into decline. The three main reasons that the Roman Empire went into a decline, and soon fell, each empire at its time was: economic stagnation, political instability and demographic decline. In 285 CE, the emperor Diocletian divided the Roman Empire into two empires: the Western Empire whose capital was Rome and the Eastern or

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    scientific studies. Two of the many important scientific concepts are the scientific method and survival of the fittest. In order to distinguish between the many different species of anoles it is critical that the scientific method is followed when studying and cataloging them. At the same time, the lab and the evidence from the scientific method show how important survival of the fittest is to the survival and development of a species. The process of evolution is extremely complex and

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    Does evolving from a living thing such as a tiny cell sound crazy? The theory of evolution, in basic terms, speculates that all life is related and has descended from a common ancestor. The theory of evolution and survival of the fittest has been around since the time of the ancient Greeks and maybe earlier. Evolution has provided people of the world with an explanation of how everyone and everything got here. Although, this theory has sparked a lot of debate, the factual side of evolution is quite

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    In evolutionary biology, when species have the same resemblance to another, common characteristics mimic one another. These similarities can be categorized in physical appearance, behavior, sound, scent, and location with particular mimics found in identical places to their models. Mimicry appears when a group of species, the mimics, develop to contribute common characteristics with another group, the models. Another form of mimicry, camouflage resembles the species surroundings and makes animals

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    “The survival of the fittest”, a theory brought forth by Charles Darwin representing that the weak will suffer and only the strong may survive. A theory that is heavily related with cruelty. Such cruelty occurred in the book Lord of the Flies where a group of children become stranded on an island after their plane crash. The book slowly splits into two paths, one leading to salvation and rescue while the second leads to the abandoning civilization and only desiring to survive for themselves. Jack

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    military strength, the colonizing powers lacked the will or even ability to completely control Taiwan without self-ruin which allowed the native tribes to endure. This truly reflects Darwinian law of survival of the fittest. Pure strength or an advanced military does not solely ensures one's survival but it is the ability to fit into in an environment that enables an entity to persist and outlast others in the natural world and within the spectrum of the often brutal political world.

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    means predators often become frustrated and give up. As environments and conditions change, the organisms living there must also change. Developing defensive mechanisms such as mimicry, camouflage, and chemical combat increases the chance for survival. Adaptation is necessary for organisms to survive predation. "Adaptation is not limitation. It means power of resistance and assimilation." -Mahatma Gandhi Come read about adaptation Made to eat the vegetation; Or still more gruesome

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    Slavery has existed throughout history and it even exists today in various forms. Slavery is the imprisonment of an individual by another. Herbert Spencer proposed the idea of survival of the fittest in human society. With slavery, especially in today’s time, there are people who are socially stronger taking advantage of those who are weaker and more vulnerable. The societies of today view money as a form of power, and with this power it is used to entrap the weak and using them as disposable objects

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