The competition between organisms, especially as an element in natural selection, or between people seeking a livelihood: every adaptation had to offer an advantage to the organism in the struggle for existence
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- War was natural among humans because it was an instance of the struggle for existence.
- Nature, in Darwin's view, did the same thing through the struggle for existence: he called it ‘natural selection.’
- Once again the magic words ‘natural selection’ do not appear, but the struggle for existence with the stronger winning is very clear.
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