We are here because each and every one of our ancestors, back to the beginning of life, made at each turn exactly the choices that led to a life that included having offspring who in turn had offspring. The complexity of the human organism is in direct proportion to the convolutions of this evolutionary path; to the millions of invisible roads taken or not taken toward this simple goal of continuance; to the amount of trial and error that went into refining us as sophisticated replicators.
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