The Early Days of a Better Nation

Monday, September 22, 2003

Monkeys of the World, Unite!

The recently burgeoning field of sociobiology (or evolutionary psychology, as it now likes to call itself) has encouraged many people to believe, rightly or wrongly, that many of the behaviours and dispositions appropriate to capitalist society (and class society generally) are hard-wired.

I look forward to the rush of right-wing ideologues proclaiming the naturalness and rightness of trade unionism.

(I've read about this in New Scientist and Nature. The link is via Electrolite).


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