Are We Chimps Or Ants … Or Chimp Ants?

Andrew Sullivan —  May 30 2012 @ 3:40pm


Why ants may be able to teach us more about modern humans than chimpanzees can:

With a maximum size of about 100, no chimpanzee group has to deal with issues of public health, infrastructure, distribution of goods and services, market economies, mass transit problems, assembly lines and complex teamwork, agriculture and animal domestication, warfare and slavery.

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