tags: cultural evolution
Our ancestors found ways to suppress disruptive competition among individuals within groups, so that between-group selection became the primary evolutionary force. This favored group-level coordination in all its forms, including the transmission of learned information across generations.
From the Book This View of Life: Completing the Darwinian Revolution, New York: Pantheon Books, 2019, ISBN 1101870206
Date Added: 2019 Jul 15