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    Early Life On Earth Developed For Optimal Reproduction, Not Competition

    One of the mainstream tenets of neo-Dariwinism is the never-ending competition of all life forms for resources and procreation. This tenet is so pervasive, it affects virtually all aspects of social, business and scientific activity in modern societies. However, the study below shows that early...
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    Racial Discrimination Increases When Resources Are Scarce

    The findings of this study are probably intuitively known by most people but it is still helpful to see science confirm intuitive knowledge more formally. This study raises the interesting possibility that the increased polarization (and thus discrimination) in Western countries observed in...
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    Loneliness Is The Real Cause Of Selfishness

    ...and vice versa. I have suspected for a very long time that pathologically selfish people may have a mental disorder of some sort or at least be under some kind of environmental pressure to develop such extreme behavior. Now, this new study says that selfishness may simply be a...
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    Cooperation, Not Competition, Drives Evolution

    There was a Russian researcher in the 19th century called Kropotkin, and he formulated a theory that evolution is a process influenced a lot more by cooperation than by competition. Peter Kropotkin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Unfortunately, his ideas were not popular in the West and up...
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    Acknowledging Selection At Sub-organismal Levels Resolves Controversy On Pro-cooperation Mechanisms

    Acknowledging selection at sub-organismal levels resolves controversy on pro-cooperation mechanisms
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