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Parasites and Social Behaviour

I am currently reading Volume 3 of Narrow Roads of Gene Land, The Collected Papers of W. D. Hamilton (Oxford University Press, 2005).  Today I came across the following:

...  To my mind, parasites and their effect on the health of hosts, in every sense from death to dominance-hierarchy, have great consequences in every aspect of life.  ...

...  Parasites are why there is sexuality and, proceeding from this, they underly also the construction of social behaviour.  ...

These are both from a book review originally published as W.D. Hamilton, J. Appl. Ecol. 32(3), 451-453 (1995).

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