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The evolution of upward mobility

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Strip by: David Morgan-Mar, Andrew Coker

T-Rex: So, apparently climbing trees is a thing.
T-Rex: Those wacky primates!
T-Rex: It'll never catch on.
T-Rex: You need long arms, for one.
Utahraptor: It helps them evade predators.
T-Rex: Maybe, but does it generate Facebook likes?
T-Rex: Let's focus on the important things here!
T-Rex: Climbing the social ladder!

The author writes:

One could argue that primates and then humans evolved so as to exploit the opportunities provided by social media platforms.

It wouldn't be a good argument, but it might be entertaining.