Kropotkin was Right: Cooperation beats Competition

The Free

New studies are proving false whole libraries that claim humans are innately selfish and cruel. Starting with a false view of Darwin’s theory of Evolution right wing leaders of opinion have built a tower of lies to justify their crimes against humanity, as argued from the beginning by the anarchist Peter Kropotkin. Humans are innately cooperative and empathetic, and this gives us the basis for a new kind of non-capitalist system. We reprint below a new article by the influential science journalist George Monbiot on these themes.

Human Kind

new evidence shows human cooperation and empathy predominate
new evidence shows human cooperation and empathy predominate

Fascinating new lines of research suggest that we are good people, tolerating bad things.

By  George Monbiot,

Do you find yourself thrashing against the tide of human indifference and selfishness? Are you oppressed by the sense that while you care, others don’t? That because of humankind’s callousness, civilisation and the rest…

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