As someone who works with refugees, I hate war. As someone who lives in America's happiest city, I treasure peace. Yet, for all that, I am distressed to see the groundswell of opposition to punishing the Syrian regime.
The regulatory processes required for a human society to work are no different than those required for a single organism to work. In fact, there is no difference at all between a well-functioning society and a single organism.
The world lost a great human being in the passing of Elinor Ostrom. I was privileged to work with her during the last few years to integrate the body of her work, which originated within the field of political science, with evolutionary theory.
Curiously, while the many have spoken against Wilson's outdated views about kin selection, they remain largely silent on Dawkins' outdated views about group selection. I will therefore list points made by Dawkins in his review that have been rejected by the many long ago.