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It has become clear that the concept of evolution is also illuminating for understanding human societies and human behavior. The Evolution Institute is taking the initiative to unify, implement, and communicate these more recent efforts. This important initiative deserves support. --Jared Diamond, Geographer and Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Guns, Germs and Steel, Collapse, and The World Until Yesterday.
Grandmother Fish is a child’s first book of evolution. The book engages a young child’s imagination with sounds and motions that imitate animals, especially our direct ancestors. It’s our story of where we came from, told so simply that a preschooler can follow it.
From an evolutionary viewpoint, Wilson argues, altruism is inextricably linked to the functional organization of groups. “Groups that work” undeniably exist in nature and human society, although special conditions are required for their evolution.