Is Human Survival Selfish? Fight Or Flight Explained.

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In the late 1800s Charles Darwin introduced the idea of “survival of the fittest” and the world view of humans changed forever, but does that idea still hold true in the 21st century?

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How Hardwired Is Human Behavior:

“New fields of science don’t emerge in a flash, and evolutionary psychology—sometimes called modern Darwinism—is no exception. But over the past several years, evolutionary psychology as a discipline has gathered both momentum and respect.”

Modern Humans Retain Caveman’s Survival Instincts:

“Like hunter-gatherers in the jungle, modern humans are still experts at spotting predators and prey, despite the developed world’s safe suburbs and indoor lifestyle, a new study suggests.”

Is Survival Selfish?:

“Self-preservation is supposedly an instinct. So one would think that in life-and-death situations, we’d all be very focused on whatever was necessary to survive. But that’s not always true.”

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