Where will cultural evolution lead us?

Machine trans­la­tion

How do ran­dom vari­abil­i­ty, hered­i­ty, and selec­tion work (and do they work) in cul­tur­al evo­lu­tion? Wars as fluc­tu­a­tions in cul­tur­al evo­lu­tion, lessons from Franklin’s miss­ing expe­di­tion, hier­ar­chy of pres­tige, copy­ing of skills, lev­el of trust and nat­ur­al selec­tion of ideas, a com­pet­i­tive envi­ron­ment with­out wars — Alexander Markov, Doctor of Biology, talks about all this in the 4 episode of the pod­cast «Invasion».

Author: Olga Orlova

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