Rule 1 is simply, “if you don’t want to be attacked by a bear, don’t go where bears are.”
And Rule 2 states, “to survive a bear attack all you have to do is run faster than the person you’re with.”
Darwin winces as he recalled the demise of Bob’s bearly sentient genomes, noting that a “bear in the hand is sure to bring Momma out of the bush”.
Natural selection deems that some individuals serve as a warning to others. Who are we to disagree? The next generation, ever and anon, is descended from the survivors