Is aggression crucial for the evolution of intelligence, and is Skynet inevitable?

It is widely accepted that we are the result of evolution, over millennia our ape-like ancestors evolved into what we are today. In the wake of this evolution, we have developed a brain that is nearly three times larger than that of our closest relatives, developed complicated tools and invented languages. And unlike any other species, we are capable of analysing the thoughts and motivations of others, developing survival strategies within our complicated social structures and thinking of the past and the future.It would seem that this is a normal consequence of our evolution but nobody knows how and why we became intelligent.In the first few years, a child’s brain uses up to 50% of its calorie intake. Our brains are relatively inefficient and consume a lot of energy. There…


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