"A team from Emory University in Atlanta says they have resolved a question philosophers have been debating for centuries: Why do people cooperate with one another even when it is not in their best interests to do so? "
Is this why using MemeStreams is so much fun?
I've been having conversations for years the people about this very problem. Everyone has philisophical convictions, and they differ. Are humans fundamentally good or evil?
[ Originally from Decius. And, of course, the answer is that they are fundamentally good or, at the very least neutral, and "nurture" can be used to assure their eventual goodness. --Rek ]