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Altruism The Mother Of War.


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Conflict: Altruism’s midwife


"...In millions of simulated evolutionary histories,

the populations emerging after thousands

of generations of selection tend to be either tolerant

and selfish, with little warfare, or parochial

and altruistic with frequent and lethal

encounters with other groups. Occasional

transitions occur between the selfish peaceful

states and the warring altruistic states. But neither

altruism nor parochialism ever proliferate

singly; they share a common fate with war, the

elixir of their success..."

link to it all: http://www.santafe.edu/~bowles/ConflictAltruismMidwife.pdf

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