Sociobiologist E.O. Wilson sounding a bit like cyber-utopian Clay Shirky: “groups of cooperators can out-compete groups of non-cooperators, thereby ensuring that their genes — including the ones that predispose them to cooperation — are handed down to future generations.” Its not kin but community that drives altruism–online and on the savannah.

Or so they say…

Adam Fish

I am a cultural anthropologist and media studies scholar currently teaching and researching in the Sociology Department at Lancaster University, UK. I investigate media technologies, digital finance, and network activism. @mediacultures

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