May 9, 2012
It's Human Nature to Be Ruled Says Machiavelli
Nick Spencer, The Guardian
In his book Darwin's Dangerous Idea, philosopher Daniel Dennett popularised the idea that evolution by natural selection was a "universal acid". The idea of evolution, he argued, ate its way through everything, destroying our familiar notions and convictions, leaving all transformed in its wake.
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