The very idea of a gene pool has no meaning if there is no sex. 'Gene Pool' is a persuasive metaphor because the genes of a sexual population are being continually mixed and diffused, as if in a liquid. Bring in the time dimension, and the pool becomes a river, flowing through geological time...

-Richard Dawkins, The Ancestor's Tale, page 432



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500 swimbot NFT's that were minted on evolve in a common gene pool, where their "selfish genes" compete for dominance!

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