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Forum: Diavlog comments 10-21-2011, 03:50 PM
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Posted By hbdchick
Re: Values Added: Expanding the Circle (Robert Wright & Peter Singer)

i've listed some sources related to the above several times now in this thread, but i'll do it again since you seem to have missed them. just a couple: "The Tribal Imagination"...
Forum: Diavlog comments 10-21-2011, 03:02 PM
Replies: 283
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Posted By hbdchick
Re: Values Added: Expanding the Circle (Robert Wright & Peter Singer)

now you tell me. (~_^)



well, as you might imagine, i don't feel it's very important to go around proving people racists or not. (~_^) but, since you asked about that comment, i actually...
Forum: Diavlog comments 10-21-2011, 02:37 PM
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Posted By hbdchick
Re: Values Added: Expanding the Circle (Robert Wright & Peter Singer)

ten-page term paper? what are you talking about? didn't you follow the links?

i'll make it easy -- just one link -- read (click here >>) "The Tribal Imagination"...
Forum: Diavlog comments 10-21-2011, 02:23 PM
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Posted By hbdchick
Re: Values Added: Expanding the Circle (Robert Wright & Peter Singer)

well, one big reason for hitting a trough, i think, is poor economic times. reduce the resources and people (all organisms) will close ranks. =/
Forum: Diavlog comments 10-21-2011, 02:18 PM
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Posted By hbdchick
Re: Values Added: Expanding the Circle (Robert Wright & Peter Singer)

well, inclusive fitness only relates to social behaviors and not to, you know, inventing gunpowder or developing the concept of zero. or even to building a civilization. it only relates, like i...
Forum: Diavlog comments 10-21-2011, 02:02 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 26,105
Posted By hbdchick
Re: Values Added: Expanding the Circle (Robert Wright & Peter Singer)

it was not my intention to spam bloggingheads. i've just been responding to others' comments.

i did try to start off with an on-point comment...
Forum: Diavlog comments 10-20-2011, 08:08 PM
Replies: 283
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Posted By hbdchick
Re: Values Added: Expanding the Circle (Robert Wright & Peter Singer)

papers published in the peer-reviewed journal, Evolution and Human Behavior, are trash?

o.k.
Forum: Diavlog comments 10-20-2011, 08:05 PM
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Posted By hbdchick
Re: Values Added: Expanding the Circle (Robert Wright & Peter Singer)

william d. hamilton (http://books.google.com/books?id=yB4a_gAACAAJ&dq=narrow+roads+of+gene+land&hl=en&ei=5bOgTqnwJo3BtAa4sZmXAw&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=4&ved=0CDsQ6AEwAw), robin fox...
Forum: Diavlog comments 10-20-2011, 07:46 PM
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Posted By hbdchick
Re: Values Added: Expanding the Circle (Robert Wright & Peter Singer)

you asked for a reference to research showing "the link between inclusive fitness and specific human behaviors" and i provided.

there are literally thousands of books and articles on inclusive...
Forum: Diavlog comments 10-20-2011, 07:35 PM
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Posted By hbdchick
Re: Values Added: Expanding the Circle (Robert Wright & Peter Singer)

i own the book, but i'm afraid i can't get it to you down the innertubes. sorry. you'll have to check a library or something i guess.
Forum: Diavlog comments 10-20-2011, 07:33 PM
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Posted By hbdchick
Re: Values Added: Expanding the Circle (Robert Wright & Peter Singer)

Nepotistic nosiness: inclusive fitness and vigilance of kin membersí romantic relationships (http://www2.psych.ubc.ca/~schaller/FaulknerSchaller2007.pdf) [opens pdf]
Forum: Diavlog comments 10-20-2011, 07:27 PM
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Forum: Diavlog comments 10-20-2011, 07:23 PM
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Posted By hbdchick
Re: Values Added: Expanding the Circle (Robert Wright & Peter Singer)

Grandma plays favourites: X-chromosome relatedness and sex-specific childhood mortality (http://rspb.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/early/2009/10/27/rspb.2009.1660.full)
Forum: Diavlog comments 10-20-2011, 07:09 PM
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Posted By hbdchick
Re: Values Added: Expanding the Circle (Robert Wright & Peter Singer)

explain to me how you know that inclusive fitness doesn't have much of an effect on social behaviors? all the evidence...
Forum: Diavlog comments 10-20-2011, 07:04 PM
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Posted By hbdchick
Re: Values Added: Expanding the Circle (Robert Wright & Peter Singer)

well, call it genetic determinism if it pleases you. i just call it biology.



the printing press, all the limericks, etc., etc., are all proximate causes. i am interest in ultimate causes.
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Forum: Diavlog comments 10-20-2011, 06:54 PM
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Posted By hbdchick
Re: Values Added: Expanding the Circle (Robert Wright & Peter Singer)

no, you don't get what i'm saying.

i'm not talking about races. i've never been talking about races. it's the other commenters here who keep claiming i'm talking about races, when i am not.
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Forum: Diavlog comments 10-20-2011, 06:49 PM
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Forum: Diavlog comments 10-20-2011, 06:46 PM
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Views: 26,105
Posted By hbdchick
Re: Values Added: Expanding the Circle (Robert Wright & Peter Singer)

it's not just me, you know. it's science (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inclusive_fitness). it's this guy...
Forum: Diavlog comments 10-20-2011, 06:39 PM
Replies: 283
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Posted By hbdchick
Re: Values Added: Expanding the Circle (Robert Wright & Peter Singer)

i haven't seen you do any critical or other analysis of the well-established concept that inclusive fitness affects social behaviors. all you said so far was you thought the idea ridiculous even...
Forum: Diavlog comments 10-20-2011, 06:35 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 26,105
Posted By hbdchick
Re: Values Added: Expanding the Circle (Robert Wright & Peter Singer)

no. not a genetic disadvantage (http://hbdchick.wordpress.com/2011/08/28/recap/).
Forum: Diavlog comments 10-20-2011, 06:33 PM
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Views: 26,105
Posted By hbdchick
Re: Values Added: Expanding the Circle (Robert Wright & Peter Singer)

as i've said elsewhere (http://hbdchick.wordpress.com/2011/10/11/mating-patterns-and-society-in-ethiopia/#comment-4400) (many times):
Forum: Diavlog comments 10-20-2011, 06:24 PM
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Posted By hbdchick
Re: Values Added: Expanding the Circle (Robert Wright & Peter Singer)

the amish actually don't marry close relatives very much [see pg. 2 (http://consang.net/images/8/8a/Minorities.pdf)], neither do ashkenazi jews...
Forum: Diavlog comments 10-20-2011, 06:12 PM
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Posted By hbdchick
Re: Values Added: Expanding the Circle (Robert Wright & Peter Singer)

sorry, you misunderstand me (and that's my fault 'cause i haven't been clear). i'm talking about populations, not individuals. of course you can take individuals here and there and move them into...
Forum: Diavlog comments 10-20-2011, 06:03 PM
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Views: 26,105
Posted By hbdchick
Re: Values Added: Expanding the Circle (Robert Wright & Peter Singer)

try this: if we understand why genocides happen, maybe we can prevent them.
Forum: Diavlog comments 10-20-2011, 01:03 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 26,105
Posted By hbdchick
Re: Values Added: Expanding the Circle (Robert Wright & Peter Singer)

ah, i see. yes, well, that's never going to work. not easily anyway. you should check out robin fox's "The Tribal Imagination" -- he had a lot of good stuff to say on the matter.
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