The Scientific Indian

Sneaky buggers

Deceit is a useful behavior if one can get away with it while pursuing happiness; in evolutionary terms that would be to live and leave behind more copies of ones genes.

A NY Times article by Natalie Angier that connects the dots of deceit. Natalie Angier,a pulitzer-prize winning writer, is one of the finest writers of all things science. For more of her words, I recommend The Canon, a delightful whirligig tour of the beautiful basics of Science.