Retribution is reserved for those who harm their children. This are seen as promoting the evil of self-indulgence; the morally strong should be able to "Just say no. For this reason, the theory is often called "multilevel selection" rather than "group selection.
And if it took place in a single generation, then natural selection would be banal, since it would add nothing to ordinary physical cause and effect. Therefore, moral weakness is a form of immorality. But note the metaphor. It is Strict Father morality that determines what counts as a conservative interpretation of the Bible.
It is estimated that at least one out of every 20 Filipinos died at the hands of the Japanese during the occupation. Others include reproductive versus somatic effort, mating versus parenting, and present versus future offspring. I did something good for you and I paid my debts.
Touch-tone phones have prevailed over dial phones because of their competitive advantages in telephone selection. Consequently, the people within local communities are no longer forming close or supportive relationships.
In regard to the history of American communism the essay demonstrates a significant shift by two major left historians; but in regard to the history of American anticommunism, however, little has changed.
Sexually explicit art defies the edifice of traditional sexual values, leading those values to "crumble" or "erode" Moral Wholeness. Conservatives are all around me, yet I am about as likely to have a serious encounter with one as I am a Tibetan lama.
No matter what we do they will always be amongst us. But eight hundred years of the British committing genocide against the Irish and considering them literally subhuman turned into smiles and songs about shamrocks once the Irish started looking like useful cannon fodder for a larger fight.
Bye Bye, Whiny White Dudes. If that's what virtue consisted of, then fascism would be the ultimate virtuous ideology, and a commitment to human rights the ultimate form of selfishness. Similarly, since it better to be strong than to be weak, we expect to see morality conceptualized as strength.
Also, the group selectionists tend to declare victory, and write as if their theory has already superseded a narrow, reductionist dogma that selection acts only at the level of genes.
In moderate conservatism, the reverse is true. You do not empathize with evil, nor do you accord evil some truth of its own. While they now agree that Communists didn't get it all right, they still believe anti-Communists got it all wrong.
Because of fast and steady increase in crime and the fight for the right to own a hand gun, the introduction of legislation for gun control, The world is filled with evils that can harm a child, and it is the nurturant parent's duty to be ward them off.
They are the embodiment of the infernal, of the personified insane hatred of everything that is noble in humanity. According to Rummel, "This democide [i.
They don't understand why budget-cutting conservatives should spare no public expense to build prison after prison to house even non-violent offenders, or why they are willing to spend extra money to take children away from their mothers and put them in orphanages in the name of family values.
On the other hand, the effect that Facebook and other social networking sites have had on societies and local communities can only be seen as negative.
The writer William Manchester, reminiscing about his service as a Marine in World War II, wrote of his platoonmates, "Those men on the line were my family, my home. Nurturant parents celebrate the differences among their children, and so governments should celebrate the differences among its citizens.
Return to Responses, Reflections and Occasional Papers // Return to Historical Writings. Reflections on Ellen Schrecker and Maurice Isserman's essay, "The Right's Cold War Revision". The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) counted over people killed or injured by alleged perpetrators influenced by the so-called "alt-right" — a movement that continues to access the mainstream and reach young recruits.
THE FALSE ALLURE OF GROUP SELECTION. Human beings live in groups, are affected by the fortunes of their groups, and sometimes make sacrifices that benefit their groups.
Why would anyone confess to a serious crime they did not commit? It doesn't make sense to us! And yet, it happens. Here's why. We may not always know it, but we think in metaphor.
A large proportion of our most commonplace thoughts make use of an extensive, but unconscious, system of metaphorical concepts, that is, concepts from a typically concrete realm of thought that are used to.
Why are Jews hated by so many people? Why are so many people anti-Semitic? How and why did anti-Semitism start? Is there a solution to anti-Semitism?Essay about why people commit crimes