They also confirm the early theory that suggests that dioecious plants come from a hermaphrodite ancestor.
Visit for more related articles at Journal of Marine Science: Research & Development When the first edition of Richard Dawkin’s book The Selfish Gene was published (1976), the view that “altruistic behaviour” in animal populations is a common phenomenon was widely accepted.
Dawkins questioned this interpretation and proposed his concept of the selfish (i.e., immortal) gene, which explains a number of phenomena, such as the evolution of anisogamy, or the roles of males vs.
I felt it didn't rely on solid scientific evidence. I was reading at the time this book by Michel Foucault. He basically tells the story of this girl who clearly has a large clitoris.
I mean, I'm a scientist, I'm a big believer of you can't just do things without being supported by evidence. She goes and gets sexually aroused as she sleeps in the bed of other girls, as it was normal for girls to do.
Dawkins; Cannibalism; Leeches; Selfish gene; Sex-genderconflict In a recent article published in this journal it has been documented that the terms “sex” (i.e., fertilization) and “gender” (i.e., the development of juveniles into adult, fertile males/females), as well as the distinction between gonochorists (such as birds or mammals) and hermaphrodites, originated in the 19th century .