Horizontal gene transfer: Parasite plants steal genes from hosts 

Indeed, HGT may well be “the tip of the iceberg,” as the researcher says. Consider: Darwinism is about ancestor-descendant relationships. Take that away and the whole elaborate catechism of altruism, kin selection, costly fitness, etc. is poof! And horizontal gene transfer does indeed take that away

Source: Horizontal gene transfer: Parasite plants steal genes from hosts | Uncommon Descent

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