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  1. survival, survival of the fittest, natural selection, selection(noun)

    a natural process resulting in the evolution of organisms best adapted to the environment

    survival, selection, pick, endurance, choice, extract, excerpt, excerption, option, natural selection

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  1. survivalofthefittest

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  1. Bill Cosby:

    As I have discovered by examining my past, I started out as a child. Coincidentally, so did my brother. My mother did not put all her eggs in one basket, so to speak she gave me a younger brother named Russel, who taught me what was meant by survival of the fittest.

  2. Andrew Carnegie:

    And while the law of competition may be sometimes hard for the individual, it is best for the race, because it ensures the survival of the fittest in every department.

  3. Michele Gesualdi:

    This is really the survival of the fittest environment, this year, European funds might surprise people in terms of generating returns.

  4. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    The phrase "Survival of the fittest" was first coined by Herbert Spencer in his "Principles of Biology" (1864) after reading Charles Darwin's theory of "natural selection" discussed in "On the Origin of Species" by Darwin - published in the same year. Five years later, Darwin first used Spencer's new phrase "Survival of the fittest" alongside his phrase "natural selection" in his fifth edition of "On the Origin of Species", published in 1869. It's interesting to note that "fittest" is often misconstrued as either the strongest of the species or the most intelligent species, which is neither an accurate description nor the interpretation desired by Darwin in his theory. In actuality, the fittest species is the one that is the most adaptable to change. In other words, those who can become most well adapted to current environment and the changes therein, can have the chance and opportunity to survive. Darwin's theory of natural selection teaches us that it's absolutely important to welcome the change, and manage the change for survival and for becoming the winner. It's really interesting that being the most adaptable to change often outweighs the strength and intelligence factors, contrary to the common understanding of life and the phrase "Survival of the fittest.

  5. Solomon Short:

    Nature abhors a hero. For one thing, he violates the law of conservation of energy. For another, how can it be the survival of the fittest when the fittest keeps putting himself in situations where he is most likely to be creamed

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  • Überleben der Bestangepassten, Überleben der StärkstenGerman
  • επιβίωση του ισχυρότερουGreek
  • postvivado de la plej taŭgaEsperanto
  • بقای اصلحPersian
  • luonnonvalinta, taistelu olemassaolostaFinnish
  • survie du plus apteFrench
  • Seasamh na dTréanIrish
  • योग्यतम की उत्तरजीविताHindi
  • 適者生存Japanese
  • ತೀಕ್ಷ್ಣವಾದ ಬದುಕುಳಿಯುವಿಕೆKannada
  • den sterkeste overleverNorwegian
  • выживание сильнейшихRussian
  • den starkaste overleverSwedish
  • தக்கனபிழைத்துவாழ்தல்Tamil

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