Re: War Gods?

From: John Wilkins (
Date: Wed 10 Mar 2004 - 22:26:53 GMT

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    On 10/03/2004, at 6:20 PM, Richard Brodie wrote:

    > Keith wrote:
    >> I need suggestions for what to call the psychological
    >> mechanism(s) that induce humans (and chimps) into making
    >> organized war on other groups either as a result of being
    >> attacked or due to xenophobic memes amplified by
    >> privation/looming privation conditions.
    > How about the "Lucifer Principle"?
    As long as you give Howard his due :-)

    Dr John S Wilkins
    Head, Communication Services
    The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research
    Parkville, Victoria, Australia
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