Frans Waal

Frans Waal

If both parties have a stake in the other, the chances of them killing each other are going to be reduced.More Frans Waal quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Competitiveness is just as much a part of our nature as empathy. The ideal, in my view, is a democratic system with a social market economy, because it takes both tendencies into account.More Frans Waal quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There's actually a lot of evidence in primates and other animals that they return favors.More Frans Waal quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The more self-aware an animal is, the more empathetic it tends to be.More Frans Waal quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Contrary to general belief, humans imitate apes more than the reverse. The sight of monkeys or apes induces an irresistible urge in people to jump up and down, exaggeratedly scratch themselves and holler in a way that must make the primates wonder how this otherwise so intelligent species has come to depend on such inferior means of communication.More Frans Waal quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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