Re: sex and the single meme

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    On 27 Jan 2002, at 12:45, Keith Henson wrote:

    > It is actually remarkable simple. As Hamilton said one time, he should be
    > willing to die if it would save more than 2 brothers or more than 8
    > cousins. If you understand that a brother carries half your genes and a
    > cousin one eighth of your genes it is obvious math to see that genes
    > favoring this level of sacrifice would be favored over the long term.

    Hm, but what about those family fathers who murder their whole
    family and commit suicide afterwards?

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