Richard Dawkins’ sensible reformulation of the idea of pure choice has the uncommon distinction of getting provoked as a lot pleasure and curiosity outdoors the scientific group as inside it. Dr. Dawkins’ theories have helped change the entire nature of the examine of social biology, and have compelled 1000’s to rethink their beliefs about life.
In this now-traditional, internationally greatest-promoting The Selfish Gene (audiobook), Richard Dawkins explains how the egocentric gene can be a delicate gene. The world of the egocentric gene revolves round ruthless exploitation, savage competitors, and deceit, and but, Dawkins argues, acts of obvious altruism do exist in nature. Birds, for instance, will threat their lives to warn the flock of an approaching hawk. Bees will commit suicide once they sting to guard the hive.