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Runaway Selection

Runaway Selection and the Cellophane Rabbi

Dan_Weiss | Posted 07.01.2013 | Science
Dan_Weiss

Unwittingly, some components of Ronald Fisher's theory of runaway selection can aptly describe the emergence of exaggerated religious traits as well. Take for example the recent photo of an orthodox Jewish man ensconced in a full-size plastic bag during a flight to Tel Aviv.