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JUSTIFICATION OF SELF DECEPTION
By: Rosenborg Predmetsky (via Brandon Hayes)
Someone pointed out the other day that self deception can be advantageous from the standpoint of natural selection.
Robert trivers has great work on this.
When a feminist convinces herself that she is justified in acquiring a sugar daddy because patriarchy economically oppressed her, this is sexually antagonistic co-evolution.
When a black person justifies blm activism despite blacks being much more a problem for whites than the other way around, this is group evolutionary strategy whose purpose is reciprocal altruism to maximize inclusive fitness for his kin group; I.e. group evolutionary strategy