Social Environment and Moral Progress: Wallace

Over a century ago Alfred Wallace foresaw opportunities open to us to apply what we know about evolution to today's problems: "I have shown that the well-established laws of evolution as they really apply to mankind are all favorable to the advance of true civilization and of morality. Our existing competitive and antagonistic social system alone neutralizes their beneficent operation. That system must therefore be radically changed into one of brotherly co-operation and co-ordination for the equal good of all." More...

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