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PlayShtupidGames t1_j7tq8cp wrote

But not in mate selection for the most part

ED: Look, dudes: successful grandchildren and opportunities for breeding are not the same metric. Popping out 40 kids in a trailer in Tennessee is absolutely a valid and effective reproductive strategy, even if they aren't raised by GMA/GPA; it's just not optimal for offspring wellbeing.

Existing precedes well-being and the two are not the same thing. It's ridiculous I have to spell that out in r/science