May. 31st, 2013

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...или почему "раз Б-га нет, значит все дозволено" на самом деле не работает, потому что поведение людей в социуме обуславливается совсем другими механизмами.

http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/guest-blog/2013/05/29/justice-is-in-our-nature/

Social contracts are written into our biology. As is the justice they need. The arc of our evolution has long bent towards the justice of “laws” fittest for team survival. We bred ourselves, by artificial selection, to internalize and feel strongly about social rules.

Christopher Boehm in Moral Originsconcludes, after intensive analysis of 50 representative hunter-gatherer cultures, that our ancestors likely experienced a “radical political change,” evolving from a hierarchic “apelike ‘might is right’…social order,” to become more egalitarian. 

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