Why are humans violent and violent to each other? Are all species that reproduce naturally violent?

2 Answers

  • 2 months ago

    Tribalism has a very adaptive effect in human evolution. Humans are social animals and ill-equipped to live on their own. Tribalism and social bonding help to keep individuals committed to the group, even when personal relations may fray. That keeps individuals from wandering off or joining other groups. The tendencies of members to unite against an outside tribe and the ability to act violently and prejudicially against that outside tribe likely boosted the chances of survival in genocidal conflicts.

  • 2 months ago

    We are all animals in the end. 

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