Samir’s Selection 01/26/2016 (a.m.)
10,000-Year-Old Massacre Does Not Bolster Claim That War Is Innate >>>
The evidence is overwhelming that war, far from being an innate behavior that evolved millions of years ago, was a cultural innovation—an “invention,” as Margaret Mead put it–that emerged relatively recently in our prehistory, toward the end of the Paleolithic era. We should take responsibility for our wars instead of blaming them on our genes.
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