I’ve often heard my fellows equate our species to a virus, but I think that’s far too generous an estimation. Viruses don’t usually kill their hosts, their own kind, or themselves- but we kill all three, gleefully. And in the rare instance a virus does behave like a human, it’s considered maladapted.
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Adaptation is the evolutionary process whereby a population becomes better suited to its habitat. This change happens very slowly over thousands of years, and increases an organism’s chance of survival. The long, slender neck of a giraffe and the big, square chompers of a horse are both delightful examples.
Military testing, industrial farming, deforestation,