Most of the people affected by the decisions are people in future generations, people who don't exist yet but will benefit or suffer under the effects of these choices.
Emilia de la Sienra et al.
A cross-disciplinary synthesis suggesting importance of "the mind and its worldview" as a central layer mediating between capturing data nervous system and more specific mental states-decisions-behaviors.
Human ultrasociality represents a major evolutionary transition: higher-level collectives (societies) become so well integrated that they can be treated as “individuals” in their own right.
Multi-level natural selection sometimes is creating a superorganism and that is what happened in the last half-million years when our own ancestors became cultural creatures.
To some philosophers of biology, all macrobes, including us, are bacterial vectors: organisms to transport bacteria.
Salah Mahmoudi et al.
Once considered irreversible, ageing is in fact remarkably malleable.
David Sloan Wilson
Group-advantageous traits associated with human morality do increase the fitness of groups, relative to other groups, even if they are selectively neutral or disadvantageous within groups.
Because we understandably pay most attention to the fast-changing elements, we forget that the real power lies in the domains of deep, slow change.