Threat of group extinction sparks coöperation

"No one is absolutly self-sufficient.

Survival depends upon mutual coöperation."


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"Society may be defined as a gathering of individuals for coöperative effort.

Without social coöperation man could not achieve the barest fraction of the ends and satisfactions that he has achieved with it." - Henry Hazlitt

Coöperation is the process of group working together for their mutual benefit, as opposed to working individually in competition for lone benefit.

Many animal and plant species coöperate both with other members of their own species and with members of other species engaging in symbiosis.

Devotion to the fiat-money credit-based economic system has enshrined all the disadvantages and none of the advantages of social coöperation.

Government is now based on dissent, in which delay is a common tactic.

Secrecy is regularly employed so failures seldom come to light.

Corruption is ubiquitous in societies permeated by immorality.

The corporate economic system institutionalizes immorality.

The myth: individuals, acting in their own self-interest as economic agents, engage in economic activities that bring them the greatest financial rewards thereby maximizing the well-being of society as a whole.

Past experience with bankers does not validate this view.

Congressmen defend the prevailing popular conception as morality while dismissing common moral values as irrelevant, so society descends.

An immoral economic system compels the moral decline of a culture.

Such declines are predictable, systemic and not accidental.

The lifestyle of corporatism reflects the ideological vacuum.

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"Reason is in all human beings the same.

Reason is an expression of human nature.

Reason strengthens understanding when pursued jointly

with rational beings in cooperative social organizations."

Benedict de Spinoza

"Economic freedom is an essential requisite for political freedom.

Enabling people to coöperate with one another without coercion or central direction reduces the exercise of political power." – Milton Friedman

"Man has almost constant occasion for the help of his brethren.

It is vain for him to expect it from their benevolence only.

He will be more likely to prevail if he can interest their self-love in his favor, and show them that it is for their own advantage." - Adam Smith

Humans are unique among species in their division of labor.

The ability to coöperate did not evolve gradually during prehistory.

Mankind has undergone a pacifist revolution over the last 10 millennium.

10,000 years ago, the blink of an eye, humans hunted in family bands, were suspicious of strangers and fought only when unable to flee.

They were only cautiously beginning to accept the rudiments of trade.

Once people adopt a farm lifestyle they can no longer flee strangers.

Globally people were forced to develop the institutions that now sustain coöperation between strangers - trade agreements, markets and law.

Humans could do so because of two psychological mechanisms:

Firstly, a capacity for rational calculation of the costs and benefits;

Secondly, empathetic tendency for reciprocity, which involves a willingness to repay kindness with kindness and betrayal with wrath.

"Caring for neighbors is essentially caring for our future." - Tenzin Gyatso

In hunter-gatherer and early agricultural societies archeological evidence suggest that ⅓ of deaths may have been because of violence.

The worldwide average rate of violent death now is a little over 1% of all deaths, certainly as low as it has ever been.

Human coöperation is a double-edged sword.

The deadliest violence is perpetrated not by individuals but by groups - gangs, armies, terrorist networks like NATO.

Not only is coöperation the foundation of social trust, it informs successful acts of aggression between groups - coöperative genocide and eugenics.

Like chimpanzees, though with more lethal refinement, human beings harness altruism, solidarity and skills of rational reflection in pursuit of war.

To work in high finance morality must be checked at the door.

Information technology coupled with networked industrial capital dramatically increase efficiency at making war.

Control of an inordinate amount of resources allows confiscation of the fruits of wage labor through a few strokes on a keyboard increasing tyranny over the lives of others while commissioning horrendous acts of greed.

"A wealthy man has as much chance of reaching heaven as a camel has in passing through the eye of a needle."- Jesus the Tannaim

"Where is the moral outrage in this nation?"- Michael Boshears, 2005

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