In a previous post, I wrote the following:
"Witness the "dumb jock" in high school. He may bed tens of girls while in
high school on the five year plan. He may unwittingly become a father due
to his exploitations. That offspring has a greater chance of coming into
existance, than one fathered by a super genius who lacks other qualities.
That offspring, by virtue of its existance, has an infinately better chance
of reproducing, than the non-existent offspring of a super genius who lacks
After giving a bit of thought to my previous statement, I have this to
offer. The super genius may not contribute his own genes to the population,
but his pressence might enable the group to faie better. He may discover a
safe way to dispose of nuclear waste. He may cure the common cold. He may
end world hunger. Group selection in action.