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5.0 out of 5 stars If only you could give more than five stars...
As Richard Dawkins puts it, this really feels like one of the most important books of modern times, and a text that should be essential reading from school age up. Drawing on the findings from the most simple of game scenarios -- the Prisoner's Dilemma -- it maps out some crucial lessons for how individuals, and societies, can enhance their wellbeing: forgive easily,...
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3.0 out of 5 stars Ok to read
This book was recommended by my course but I did not find it an interesting read. It was not the easiest to understand but that could just be me too as I did not find this topic interesting.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Must read for anyone's life education, 4 Mar 2011
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I'm astounded people can go through their lives without insight into why human beings do the things they do. The "it just is that way" attitude is something I can't settle for any more.

This book is a must read as part of anyone's life education, buy this and The Selfish Gene for your kids and make them read them as teenagers.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Best book ever, 14 July 2010
The cover has a quote by the Wall Street Journal saying: "our ideas of cooperation will never be the same" and I couldn't agree more. Brilliant stuff. Read it.
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