Friendliness and Cooperation Are Secrets of Humans’ Success

Marc Bekoff interviews Brian Hare and Vanessa Woods

“For over a century, ‘Survival of the Fittest’ has been misconstrued to justify one group of people dominating and abusing another. However, life’s most powerful force is Survival of the Friendliest, and is responsible for our species success. Recognizing the role of friendliness in shaping our nature points to our common humanity, and real, lasting solutions to our most vexing problems.

“Very few books even attempt to do what this book succeeds in



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