[ExI] NYT ninny

hkhenson hkhenson at rogers.com
Tue May 13 18:16:05 UTC 2008

At 12:37 AM 5/13/2008, Damien Broderick  wrote:
><Genes are not merely selfish, it appears. Instead, people seem to
>have deep instincts for fairness, empathy and attachment.>

It seems to be hard for people to understand that "selfish" at the 
gene level can emerge as "fairness, empathy and attachment" not to 
mention other high level behaviors like self sacrifice and wars.

You really need to grok genes the way Hamilton did for any of this to 
make sense.


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