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71 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 18 February 2007 09:23PM

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Comment author: mej10 06 September 2012 06:06:52PM 3 points [-]

Can we get a citation for "The evolutionary reasons for this are so obvious as to be worth belaboring: In the ancestral environment, politics was a matter of life and death."

I am just interested in how this was concluded. I have always been a little skeptical of evolutionary psychology type things, which, is what this sounds like.