Institutions not Genetics. Epigenetic or Otherwise.

[E]pigenetics is interesting but it doesn’t help me with institutions. As far as I can tell, we don’t need to ‘persuade’ anyone of anything. We just need to outlaw the entire spectrum of lying in addition to fraud theft violence and murder and to create universal standing in matters of the commons, and natural incentives will take care of the rest.

I differ from the right in the sense that while our personalities may in fact be 80/20 genetic, I am not sure that the resulting genetic composition isn’t 80/20 institutions. In fact, I’m pretty sure of it.

So we can use institutions to produce genetic outcomes.

That is better than warfare. 

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