i tried to come up with a top-ten list of what i think were my most important (delusions of grandeur!) posts this past year, but instead i’ve got a top-seventeen list. sorry, i just couldn’t whittle it down any further. (^_^)

if you’re new-ish to the blog, it might be useful to read these in order if you want to catch up on the conversation. if your new year’s resolution is to read only one blog post per day, and it’s after midnight where you are, then i recommend four things from last month:

jan: reductionism works
feb: cousin marriage conundrum addendum
apr: whatever happened to european tribes?
may: father’s brother’s daughter marriage
jun: genes for altruism
jul: medieval manoralism and genetic relatedness and and so my next question naturally is…
aug: setting the stage? and “hard-won democracy”
sep: but what about the english?
oct: technical stuff
nov: mating patterns and the individual and which altrusim genes? and inclusive inclusive fitness and four things
dec: the middle ages and visions of altruism genes

happy new year everybody! (^_^)

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