RE: virus: Altruism, Empathy, the Superorganism, and the Prisoner's

Robin Faichney (
Fri, 18 Apr 1997 09:39:00 +0100 wrote:
>Obviously we are
> the sense that we can engage in trade, that we can delay
>gratification, that we are willing to "invest" effort today on the
>assumption that there will be return with interest at a later date.

Sorry, that's not altruism.

Regard for others, both natural and moral; devotion to the interests of
others; brotherly kindness; -- opposed to egoism or selfishness.

Robin Faichney