What Do Socialists Say about Capitalism, Socialism, and Human Nature?

Socialism 2016

July 01, 2016

People who want to end exploitation, oppression, poverty, and war are regularly told that fundamental change is impossible because of human nature. Human beings, it is claimed, are naturally selfish, competitive, and aggressive. But is there any evidence that these familiar claims about human nature are actually true?

Suggested Readings:
“What Do Socialists Say About Human Nature?” by Elizabeth Terzakis

“Is Biology Destiny?” by Phil Gasper

“Genes, Evolution, and Human Nature” by Phil Gasper

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