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This booklet makes an attempt to appreciate an old humans by way of sleek evolutionary biology. A easy notion is that Judaism is a gaggle evolutionary strategy-what one may possibly time period an evolutionarily major approach for a gaggle of individuals to get on on the planet. The booklet records numerous theoretically fascinating points of staff evolutionary thoughts utilizing Judaism as a case learn. those issues comprise the speculation of staff evolutionary innovations, the genetic solidarity of Judaism, how Jews controlled to erect and implement limitations to gene circulate among themselves and different peoples, source pageant among Jews and non-Jews, how Jews controlled to have a excessive point of charity inside their groups and whilst avoided free-riding, how a few teams of Jews got here to have such excessive IQ's, and the way Judaism constructed in antiquity. This e-book used to be initially released in 1994 through Praeger Publishers. The Writers membership version features a new preface, Diaspora Peoples, describing numerous attention-grabbing workforce evolutionary recommendations: The Gypsies, the Hutterites and Amish, the Calvinists and Puritans, and the in another country chinese language.

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