Re: Group selection

From: Alan Patrick (
Date: Mon 21 Feb 2005 - 00:12:55 GMT

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    > *There are cases in post-agricultural history where suicidal
    > self-sacrifice made a huge difference. For example in 480 BCE Leonidas
    > king of Sparta commanded 300 Greeks in one of the most important events in
    > modern human history:

    A tipping point moment? And for this to have happened, the peculiar meme set that was Spartan society had to have occurred, probably no other nation in classical history would have done that....


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