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Definition of Selection

Selection

  1. The act of selecting, or the state of being selected; choice, by preference.
  2. That which is selected; a collection of things chosen; as, a choice selection of books.

Selection Quotations

I have called this principle, by which each slight variation, if useful, is preserved, by the term of Natural Selection.
Charles Darwin

My eyes are constantly wide open to the extraordinary fact of existence. Not just human existence, but the existence of life and how this breathtakingly powerful process, which is natural selection, has managed to take the very simple facts of physics and chemistry and build them up to redwood trees and humans.
Richard Dawkins

For every Scott Fitzgerald concerned with the precise word and the selection of relevant incident, there are a hundred American writers, many well-regarded, who appear to believe that one word is just as good as another and that everything which occurs to them is worth putting down.
Gore Vidal

Natural selection will not remove ignorance from future generations.
Richard Dawkins

Must we wait for selection to solve the problems of overpopulation, exhaustion of resources, pollution of the environment and a nuclear holocaust, or can we take explicit steps to make our future more secure? In the latter case, must we not transcend selection?
B. F. Skinner
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Selection Translations

selection in German is Auswahl {f}, Auslese {f}
selection in Italian is selezione, eletta
selection in Latin is lectio
selection in Swedish is urval, val
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