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Luaan comments on Evolutions Are Stupid (But Work Anyway) - Less Wrong

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Comment author: Luaan 22 August 2012 11:30:38AM 0 points [-]

Strictly speaking, the long life is probably not a good thing from evolutionary standpoint, since it means more resources are consumed by individuals that aren't reproducing any more. Or maybe the environment is more challenging and thus more conductive to smaller advantages? I know very little about evolution...