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Hierarchy and fairness in primates: the source of indignation and the elusive Baldwin effect

Evolutionary Psychology (EP) is controversial, there is no doubt, and a lot of criticism is fairly solid; it is also an intriguing and prolific source of click-baits, spurring equal amounts of excitement and criticism both in the professional and popular

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Posted in Ethics, Evolution, Evolutionary Psychology, Psychology, Science

Sources of error: the twisted rationality of double standards

I’ve written before about righteous indignation, but haven’t even touched its most peculiar property: asymmetry. Ever wondered why people like me find it easy to feel anger towards Tony Blair, but don’t seem to feel the same towards Abu Bakr

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Posted in Ethics, Politics, Stupidity
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