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My “Short History of Evolution”, published by AHA last year, included discussion of a singularly important milestone in the long march of our species toward civilization as we know it. That breakthrough occurred about nine or ten thousand years ago … Continue reading

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In Defence of Group Selection

How do human societies and social groups begin, grow, interact with each other, and eventually fade away? Would it be useful to have a global theory explaining this process, similar to the way Darwinian natural selection theory explains biological evolution? Continue reading

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Political Evolution and the Tea Party

If civilization is like climbing a mountain, the Tea Party types are suffering from altitude sickness. Continue reading

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