The killing instinct


Article reads: Indeed, taken at face value, “instinct” is associated with a natural tendency, an urge, a drive, a compulsion; usually, an innate pattern of behavior in response to a certain stimulus which is not learned but inherent, somehow imprinted in the animals’ behavioral code, probably due to eons of natural selection.

For this presumed natural selection to work there must be a gene, or genes, for this killing instinct. Where is the gene for killing?

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