There are two realms of morality. There are two types of wrongdoings: crimes and sins. A crime is a civic wrongdoing. A sin is a religious wrongdoing. The difference is twofold. First, the selection: some wrongs are classed as the former, and others the ladder. Second, the arbitration: how the wrong is punished. Crimes are … Continue reading Crimes vs Sins
This article was written by a different author than usual. It is a contribution from the editor. Something that has been mentioned previously on this blog is how culture is influenced by natural selection. A society’s culture acts much in the same way as a species’ genome, as they are both products of and determining … Continue reading Choosing Who to Love: How the West Beat a Game Theory Trap While China Embraced It
The concept of the "alpha male" is a useful starting point, simply for lack of a better term. What is the most "alpha" type of man that could possibly exist? I'm thinking of a particular archetype, like the Nietzsche Ubermench, although I'm reluctant to use that word because I don't imply I'm representing Nietzsche's views. … Continue reading In search of the ubermench
No matter what you think this article will be arguing, you're probably wrong.
My hypothesis is that dogmas raised human IQs. To explain why, I'll begin here: One of the most powerful driving forces in evolution is called an evolutionary arms race.