In our view, the competitive edge that led to the rise of the ants as a world-dominant group is their highly developed, self-sacrificial colonial existence. It would appear that socialism really works under some circumstances.
Karl Marx just had the wrong species.
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Wonderful theory, wrong species
From Journey to the Ants: A Story of Scientific Exploration by E.O. Wilson and Bert Hölldobler.