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Como funciona a teoria da evolução

For millions of years, there were no humans to cut their trees down or hunt them for their feathers. Without natural predators, the males had no need to develop armament for self-defence. Similarly, they had no need to blend into their surroundings, and there was no harm in standing out.

 

(Por milhões de anos, não havia seres humanos para cortar suas árvores ou caçá-los pelas suas penas. Sem predadores naturais, os machos não precisavam desenvolver armamento para autodefesa. Da mesma forma, eles não precisavam se camuflar no ambiente, e não havia mal algum em se destacarem.)

 

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"And yet the motives of women are so inscrutable. You remember the woman at Margate whom I suspected for the same reason. No powder on her nose -- that proved to be the correct solution. How can you build on such a quicksand? Their most trivial action may mean volumes, or their most extraordinary conduct may depend upon a hairpin or a curling-tongs. Good morning, Watson."