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Joey Barton has said that he wishes he lived in a Darwinistic society. After being criticised for describing the sacking of Southampton manager Nigel Atkins as "Darwinism", the combative footballer linked to a Wikpedia definition of the term and ranted about how he would prefer to target the millions he pays in tax. [View the story "Joey Barton talks about Darwinism" on Storify] "To be fair most of you wouldn't be around if we lived in an actual Darwinistic society. Your (sic) that stupid, you would now be extinct #dullards," Barton said. "'Only the strongest survive. The weak are weeded out and gradually eradicated from the gene pool. Aka Natural Selection' I'm an advocate Fyi." He added: "Some of you should be delighted that the state supports the (more) »

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