Publius

In the spirit of the Federalist Papers, Publius is a collective pseudonym for the group of people organizing this collection of essays.

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September 16, 2019 in Biology, Politics

Self-Interest, Rightly Understood

Evolutionary science affirms that the pursuit of self-interest leads to pathological outcomes unless regulated toward a higher common good.
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August 28, 2019 in Biology, History

The Darwinian ‘Struggle for Existence’ is Really About Balance

Darwin made it clear that the term "struggle for existence" was not to be taken literally but should rather be understood in a large and metaphorical sense.
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August 1, 2019 in Biology, Politics

Morality Regulates Our Social Physiology

Darwin knew humans can’t survive or thrive individually. Indeed the relation between people and groups is akin to that between genes and bodies.
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