Referral: Where do pro-social institutions come from?


highlights. Intelligence and Patience are the biggest factors in whether or not human cooperation takes place.

You may have seen IQ stats over the world but here’s one on time preference:


The article also goes over different tests and results.

Hans Herman Hoppe put it elegantly: (not quote) The process of civilization begins with low-time preference investments into the future, especially when beyond one’s life.


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