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This page Competition is part of the competition series. Illustration: Pollice Verso (1872) by Jean-Léon Gérôme
This page Competition is part of the competition series.
Illustration: Pollice Verso (1872) by Jean-Léon Gérôme

"Fisherian runaway or runaway selection is a sexual selection mechanism proposed by the mathematical biologist Ronald Fisher in the early 20th century, to account for the evolution of exaggerated male ornamentation by persistent, directional female choice. In most species, females are the choosy sex which discriminates among competitive males." --Sholem Stein

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Competition can be two things, one of those things is to battle against mostly individuals but sometimes groups, for the purpose of achieving money, pride, reputation, gain or just for fun. The second is to really be universal, pretty broad and think about one's self and kind of not doing the right thing or to do some thing dangerously. It is a term that is commonly used in numerous fields, including business, economics, law, politics, ecology, music, and sports but there are many other possibilties also, for example a game show. Competition may be between two or more forces, systems, individuals, groups, or networks, depending on the context in which the term is used. Competition may yield various results, including both intrinsic and extrinsic rewards. Some results, such as resources or territory, may be biologically motivated because they provide survival advantages. Others, such as competition in business and politics, are learned aspects of human culture. Additionally, extrinsic symbols such as trophies, plaques, ribbons, prizes, or laudations may be given to the winner. Such symbolic rewards are commonly used in human sporting and academic competitions.

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