[S]maller brains, greater aggression and greater reproduction defeat larger brains and lower aggression and lower reproduction?
Is this a permanent equilibrium? Or is this one of those processes that is deterministic, and that eventually all the calm, smart people are outbred and conquered by the aggressive impulsive dumb people?
You know, he was wrong about a lot of things, but Gould said that there was no material advantage to intelligence unless in increased reproduction.
Source: (1) Curt Doolittle