What is meant, is that civilised societies can be educated to accommodate social support, and the Humanist ethics of reciprocal altruism, which can over-ride the instinctive selfish b […]
In The Selfish Gene, our esteemed host wrote:
“We have the power to defy the selfish genes of our birth and, if necessary, the selfish memes of our indoctrination. […] We are built as gene machines and cul […]
JasonB. says — #2
Is there a rational justification for an absolute moral standard apart from a theistic worldview?
JasonB. says — #42
I can accept in theory that altruism is a product of evolution. The probl […]