Is Being A Feeder = Dispose Socially Related Evolutionary Advantage/s?

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  1. Apr 9, 2018 #1

    John Smith

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    Share your thoughts and experiences related to this topic and explain whether why you agree or disagree about it.
     
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    Probably but evolution is random, I mean random vector of properties expansion and then verification in real life, so if this ditching social advantage will not work out... this branch will die.
     
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    Your stance is quite interesting. Can you elaborate more, please?
     
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    Do you mean, does being a feeder give you an advantage in the overall terms of evolution - that is, an advantage in handing your genes down through reproduction?

    I'm not sure what a 'socially related evolutionary advantage' is.

    Evolution, after all, is all about whether or not you are able to pass your genes on through reproduction - evolution runs in the direction of those individuals able to reproduce the most widely. I think being feeder would generally not be an evolutionary advantage, as feeder/feedee couples tend to have fewer children than the average - but I could be wrong about that, I don't see much available data.
     
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