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George C. Williams

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I am convinced that it is the light and the way.

— George C. Williams

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Many traditional religions foster attitudes that ought to have disappeared as biological understanding accumulated over the last century.

— George C. Williams

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Most evolving lineages, human or otherwise, when threatened with extinction, don't do anything special to avoid it.

— George C. Williams

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The general rule is that anything that is passed on in reproduction does not undergo senescence.

— George C. Williams

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The moment-of-conception fallacy implies that fertilization is a simple process with never a doubt as to whether it has or has not happened.

— George C. Williams

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The only realistic view is that a human life arises gradually, which is not much help in making personal decisions or devising public policy.

— George C. Williams

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In other words natural selection will always be in greatest opposition to the decline of the most senescence-prone system. Williams was also well known for his work on the evolution of sex and was an advocate of evolutionary medicine. According to this original formulation

"if the adverse genic effects appeared earlier in one system than any other they would be removed by selection from that system more readily than from any other.

Williams was a professor emeritus of biology at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. George Christopher Williams (May 12 1926 – September 8 2010) was an American evolutionary biologist. D.

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