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Unequal or Unfair: Which Is Worse?

Conclusion: The Judgment of Fairness

Our multimedia presentation on the evolution of fairness concludes by asking if even today humankind has found a way to be both cooperative and competitive.

Seeing Fairness Evolve

Our multimedia presentation on the evolution of fairness continues with an explanation of how those with more convince those with less that their culture remains fair.

How Inequality Began

Our multimedia presentation on the evolution of fairness continues as archaeologist Brian Hayden settles on an ‘aggrandizing’ theory for the shift in how we define egalitarianism.

Two Paths to Inequality

Our multimedia presentation on the evolution of fairness continues with a discussion of two different theories accounting for the rise of inequality.

Artifacts

Our multimedia presentation on the evolution of fairness continues with an examination conspicuous consumption among primitive peoples.

House Pit Seven

Our multimedia presentation on the evolution of fairness continues with a look at the archeological findings that helped explain the culture of Keatley Creek’s residents.

The Pit House

Our multimedia presentation on the evolution of fairness continues with a visit to the reconstructed houses that saw the rise of a ‘transegalitarian’ society.

The Path to Keatley Creek

Our multimedia presentation on the evolution of fairness continues with archaeologist Brian Hayden explaining what led him both to explore the roots of fairness and to Keatley Creek itself/

Fishing Rocks

Our multimedia presentation on the evolution of fairness continues with a look at the classic mantra of real estate: location, location, location.

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