[ExI] Really? and EP

Stathis Papaioannou stathisp at gmail.com
Tue Apr 21 10:59:11 UTC 2009

2009/4/21 Keith Henson <hkeithhenson at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 20, 2009 at 1:45 AM, BillK <pharos at gmail.com> wrote:
> snip
>> Humans don't need a reason to fight.
>> They are the best fighters yet developed by evolution.
>> Humans fight just for fun. Read the news.
> This demonstrates an appalling misunderstanding of evolution.
> Humans who fought when the net advantage of fighting to their genes
> (including copies in relatives) was negative did not (statistically)
> become out ancestors.

Please excuse this very basic question, but how do you avoid coming to
conclusions in EP about behaviours that don't have a heritable basis?
Or do you simply assume that there aren't any such behaviours?

Stathis Papaioannou

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