... in a related story, the world's churches have suddenly been overrun by women desperate to get religion in their lives.
Any religion, according to baffled authorities.
"It's like a tidal wave," one pastor was quoted as saying. "I'm not complaining, mind you, but it just seemed to happen overnight, for no rhyme or reason."
...I have emphasized that we must not think of genes as conscious, purposeful agents...it has been convenient, as a shorthand, to refer to genes in the language of purpose...the idea of purpose is only a metaphor..."
you might even want kids someday. Believe it or not, humans are full of genes which have been very successful at replicating, and a small fraction of those are responsible for the way humans are actually shaped and function. We have evolved opposable thumbs and cool-ass cerebral cortices, and those have played a part in making us successful at making babies.