The Evolution of Evil: Evolutionary biologists, especially those Darwinian in nature, believe that modern human behavior must have evolutionary origins. It would follow then, that our less desirable–EVIL–traits too have an evolutionary root. However why would these traits remain in our species if they were not beneficial?
That begs the question: Is evil advantageous?
Which leads to another question….are humans innately selfish? Read the following piece on whether or not true altruism is possible: