11 Mar '12, 11pm

New post: Sustainable economy: keeping wealth (wellbeing) in our families and communities

Comment on Busy doing nothing – seven reasons for humanity’s inertia in the face of critical threats and how we might remove them by Brian Davey I’m not sure why I am critised at the beginning of this comment. The evolutionary psychology, if such it is, was by Mark Rutledge. I made clear that I had differences with him. Comment on Busy doing nothing – seven reasons for humanity’s inertia in the face of critical threats and how we might remove them by Floro Again, like Nat Hagens, Brian Davey’s discussion, “Reason for Inertia 6: Our brains are maladapted to modern life”, based on the 1997 book Evolutionary Psychology by Leda Cosmides and John Tooby, uncritically adopts outdated principles of evolutionary psychology. I would like to call this the “modernist fallacy”—the fallacy of attributing our present inadequacies and excesses to our alleged inheritance of the brain of ou...

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