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April 7, 2020 in Politics

Why Socialism Fails

Evolutionary theory leads to a conception of socialism—governance for the common good—that works. It also explains why many attempts at socialism in the past and present have not worked.
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March 30, 2020 in Politics

Self-Interest, Rightly Understood, is Social

The checks and balances built into the U.S. Constitution and the invisible hand of the market must be supplemented by the insights of evolutionary theory.
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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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