Group Selection

Executive Summary of the Next 3 Chapters

Models: One Two Three

One - Cheaters always win.

We begin a historical review beginning in the 70’s. The background hypothesis was that individuals will regulate their reproduction for the good of the group. This hypothesis fails because a genotype that would express itself to ignore the good of the group and produce more offspring would have a breeding advantage over more restrained individuals and would eventually drive them to extinction. The math is quiet clear.

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