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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

Natural selection is anything but random.
Richard Dawkins

The theory of evolution by cumulative natural selection is the only theory we know of that is in principle capable of explaining the existence of organized complexity.
Richard Dawkins

As Darwin himself was at pains to point out, natural selection is all about differential survival within species, not between them.
Richard Dawkins

For me, the level at which natural selection causes the phenomenon of adaptation is the level of the replicator - the gene.
Richard Dawkins
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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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