• Human beings have a unique ability to cooperate in large, well-organized groups and employ a complex morality that relies on reputation and punishment.
  • But much of the foundation for this cooperation—including empathy and altruism—can also be observed in our primate cousins.
  • Homo sapiens unique cooperative abilities are what have allowed the species to become the dominant one on the earth.

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