Re: Q: Ant colonies and capitalism?

From: Eliezer S. Yudkowsky (
Date: Mon Jan 08 2001 - 12:58:15 MST

xgl wrote:
> okay, i've got _sociobiology_ on my lap. below are some passages
> from wilson's discussion of hamiltonian kin selection in the order
> hymenoptera (wasps, bees, ants, etc.).

Thanks. So Wilson doesn't cite any example of pseudo-selfish behavior in
a completely queen-dominated colony, and seems to be talking as if no such
example is expected to exist.

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Eliezer S. Yudkowsky
Research Fellow, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence

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