Darwin hilariously observes that the genomes of these genius jousters are most certainly larger than their inadequately sized brains. Which, unfortunately for those self-same genomes, may no longer be true as it is a fact that one’s genomes never retain their original size after a confrontation with a high speed moving object.
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