Science: Evolution by Cooperation

Cooperation has been a more important evolutionary jorce in the development of man than has the bitter competitive struggle for existence. So asserted a learned U.S. biologist last week in an attack on those who use the doctrine of evolution to justify totalitarian brutality and aggression. The attacker was Zoologist Alfred Edwards Emerson of the University of Chicago; his audience was the holiday meeting—in Dallas—of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Though evolutionists have long since modified and refined Darwin's theory that biological development is the result of natural selection,...

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