Thirst for Fairness May Have Helped Us Survive

Thirst for Fairness May Have Helped Us Survive

“A major transition occurs when you have mechanisms for suppressing fitness differences and establishing equality within groups, so that it is no longer possible to succeed at the expense of your group,” Dr. Wilson said. “It’s a rare event, and it’s hard to get started, but when it does you can quickly dominate the earth.” Human evolution, he said, “clearly falls into this paradigm.” Read the Full Article at: nytimes.com

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