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Envy coupled with competition divides society into an upper and lower class, game theoretical study shows

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Envy coupled with competition divides society into an upper and lower class, game theoretical study shows
ScienceDaily

URL: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2 ... 121514.htm
Category: healthNews
Published: Wed, 17 Jun 2020 12:15:14 EDT

Description: Can class differences come about endogenously, i.e. independent of birth and education? Researchers pursued this issue in a game theoretical study. They were able to show that the basic human need to compare oneself with others may be the root cause of the formation of social classes.