Group selection is just history.
Compelling argument from Pinker that use of the term "group selection" is confusing at best.
I wonder if the personal social engineering involved in living in any society or being part of any organised group is qualitatively different to that experienced by suicide bombers. The outcome is clearly different, we hope.
[photo credit: Max Gerber]. "I am often asked whether I agree with the new group selectionists, and the questioners are always surprised when I say I do not. After all, group selection sounds like a r…