Communicator (communicator) wrote,
Communicator
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Get along

I have always said that altruism is a good survival strategy (not just to those with close genetic ties). These guys have done the maths.

(As you mgiht expect, their finding is that in larger groups this natural tendency must be enhanced by sanctions against anti-social behaviour and in very large communities these sanctions must be formalised.)

It is my belief that the denial of the existence of this obvious human tendency is ideological, and is as absurd as denying the reality of selfishness.
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