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unsubstantial

Lacking in matter or substance; visionary; chimerical.


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The Evolution of Altruism

... been shown that when we see one hungry child, on for example TV, we "use" our altruism a 100% and thus are willing to actually give a unsubstantial amount in aid. If the same TV ad (or show) shows 2 children our altruism drops by about 25% (probably calculated in the amount of money ...

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by Semisane
Sat Jan 07, 2012 5:22 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: The Evolution of Altruism
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