New York Times: Humans hard wired to cooperate and help each other

This week the New York Times published an excellent column by David Brooks, summarizing the growing evidence that we are hard-wired to cooperate and that altruism essential to evolutionary success. Key points:


·       The story of evolution, we have been told, is the story of the survival of the fittest. The strong eat the weak. The creatures that adapt to the environment pass on their selfish genes.

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