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Reply to Xavier L. Simon’s Comment
By James A. Montanye
This article appeared in the Spring 2007 issue of The Independent Review


Abstract

Although the road to hell is paved with good intentions, no one has said that good intentions per se are necessarily harmful or flawed. Cooperation, trust, and reciprocity are rational virtues (and genetic predispositions) that can spell the difference (at the margin) between survival and death.



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Volume 11 Number 4
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