"The overweening greediness and egotism of love- what a deceptive, treacherous thing."
-- A Heart of Stone by: Renate Dorrestem
I will finish this novel soon. Promise.
Monday, June 7, 2010
David Hume treats jealousy s the co-evolved ally of love: It is unlikely that love, with the tremendous psychological investment it entails, could have evolved without a defense that shielded if from the constant threat from rivals and the possibility of betrayal from a partner. Jealousy evolved to fill that void, motivating vigilance as the first line of defense and violence as the last.