Lunchtime reading

You know a paper [pdf] is going to be good when it starts like this:

The literature is replete with models and ideas about the maintenance of species diversity. This review is about making sense of them. There are many commonalities in these models and ideas. The ones that could work, that is, the ones that stand up to rigorous logical examination, reveal important principles. The bewildering array of ideas can be tamed. Being tamed, they are better placed to be used.

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