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" There is no exception to the rule that every organic being naturally increases at so high a rate, that, if not destroyed, the earth would soon be covered by the progeny of a single pair. "
On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection: Or, The Preservation ... - Page 63
by Charles Darwin - 1864 - 440 pages
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Social Science Quotations: Who Said What, When, and Where

David L. Sills, Robert King Merton - Social Science - 2000 - 437 pages
...is no exception to the rule that every organic being naturally increases at so high a rate, that if not destroyed, the earth would soon be covered by...would literally not be standing room for his progeny. On the Origin of Species (1859) 1964:64. 7 From the war of nature, from famine and death, the most...
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Evolution

Leslie Alan Horvitz - Science - 2001 - 317 pages
...is no exception to the rule that every organic being naturally increases at so high a rate, that if not destroyed, the earth would soon be covered by...would literally not be standing room for his progeny. Malthus's theory, Darwin decided, could apply to any population, not only humans — monkeys, mice,...
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The Lecturer's Toolkit: A Practical Guide to Learning, Teaching & Assessment

Phil Race - Education - 2001 - 278 pages
...is no exception to the rule that every organic being naturally increases at so high a rate that if not destroyed, the earth would soon be covered by the progeny of a single pair'. He also recognized that there are many 'checks to increase' which limit the size of populations. For...
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Reproductive Physiology and Birth Control: The Writings of Charles Knowlton ...

S. Chandrasekhar - Social Science - 2002 - 217 pages
...is no exception to the rule that every organic being naturally increases at so high a rate that, if not destroyed, the earth would soon be covered by...a few thousand years, there would literally not be room for his progeny. Linnaeus has calculated that if an annual plant produced only two seeds — and...
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Invasion Ecology

Marianne E. Krasny - Nature - 2003 - 176 pages
...is no exception to the rule that every organic being naturally increases at so high a rate that, if not destroyed, the Earth would soon be covered by the progeny of a single pair. —Charles Darwin, On the Origin of Species Every population has the potential to increase. The rate...
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The Nature of Diversity: An Evolutionary Voyage of Discovery

Daniel R. Brooks, Deborah A. McLennan - Science - 2002 - 668 pages
...is no exception to the rule that every organic being naturally increases at so high a rate, that, if not destroyed, the earth would soon be covered by the progeny of a single pair. (Darwin 1872:77) Observation: This obviously has not happened. Why not? THE STRUGGLE FOR EXISTENCE...
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Archives of Empire: Volume I. From The East India Company to the Suez Canal

Barbara Harlow, Mia Carter - History - 2003 - 844 pages
...is no exception to the rule that every organic being naturally increases at so high a rate, that, if not destroyed, the earth would soon be covered by...doubled in twenty-five years, and at this rate, in less than a thousand years, there would literally not be standing-room for his progeny. Linnaeus has...
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The Collapse of Darwinism, Or, The Rise of a Realist Theory of Life

Graeme Donald Snooks - Philosophy - 2003 - 340 pages
...is no exception to the rule that every organic being naturally increases at so high a rate, that if not destroyed, the earth would soon be covered by the progeny of a single pair" (my emphasis). Needless to say this is a very strong expression of his central assumption, because...
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Geography at University: Making the Most of Your Geography Degree and Courses

Gordon Clark, Terry Wareham - Science - 2003 - 204 pages
...is no exception to the rule that every organic being naturally increases at so high a rate that if not destroyed, the earth would soon be covered by the progeny of a single pair'. He also recognised that there are many 'checks to increase' which limit the size of populations. For...
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Genesis: The Evolution of Biology

Jan Sapp, Department of Biology Faculty of Pure and Applied Science Jan Sapp, Jan (Canada Research Chair in the History of Science Sapp, Canada Research Chair in the History of Science McGill University) - Science - 2003 - 364 pages
...hundred years. As for slow-breeding man, who doubles in number in twentyfive years, Darwin commented, "in a few thousand years, there would literally not be standing room for his progeny."62 But all this was far from earthly reality. There were checks on population growth. Individuals...
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