Selfishness beats altruism within groups. Altruistic groups beat selfish groups. Everything else is commentary. David Sloan Wilson and E.O. Wilson, from their paper, “Rethinking the Theoretical Foundation of Sociobiology.” David Sloan Wilson is an American evolutionary biologist, son of novelist Sloan Wilson [of a previous Quote of the Day], and author of, The […]
A peace that comes from fear and not from the heart is the opposite of peace. Gersonides, 1288-1344, French-born Jewish philosopher, mathematician, and astronomer; the first to correctly estimated stellar distances. .
An article on PlanetSave.com about a recently discovered comet describes it as being similar in nature to one seen in the 17th century that was described by Eusebio Kino, before he was assigned to travel to to the area now known as Sonora, Arizona, and California. Ironically, Kino’s observations of the “The Great Comet of […]