Why nature is male and female
But really, why? After all, once upon a time plants and simple animals did not have this: “he” and “she”. But at a certain stage of evolution, it suddenly turned out that dividing living beings of the same species into male and female organisms is very beneficial. Why?
The answer to this question was proposed in his theory of asynchronous evolution of sexes, doctor of biological sciences, geneticist V.A. Geodakyan. He proceeded from the proposition that two opposing trends always fight in evolution. The first is the need to preserve what has already been created, to consolidate those signs that are beneficial, to pass them by inheritance, to make descendants as close as possible to their parents. And the second one is the need for progress, further search and change, the diversity of descendants, among whom it will be one who will give evolution a new favorable direction and provide adaptation to new conditions, and will expand the living environment. So, the struggle is conservative and progressive, sustainable and changeable, old, reliable and new, unknown, risky. Continue reading