Is Equality Passé?

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Homo reciprocans and the future of egalitarian politics, by Samuel Bowles and Herbert Gintis, originally published in the December 1998/January 1999 issue of Boston Review – A man ought to be a friend to his friends and repay gift with gift. People should meet smiles with smiles, and lies with treachery (The Edda, a thirteenth-century colection of Norse epic verse).

Is equality passé? We think not … (full text).

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