Selfishness May Be Altruism's Unexpected Ally

Thursday, May 1, 2008 - 17:14 in Psychology & Sociology

Just as religions dwell upon the eternal battle between good and evil, angels and devils, evolutionary theorists dwell upon the eternal battle between altruistic and selfish behaviors in the Darwinian struggle for existence. Evolutionary theorists now suggest that selfishness might not be such a villain after all.

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