Wonderful theory. Wrong species.
That's Wilson's verdict on Marxism. I love how he can stuff so much political, behavioral and philosophical thought in just four simple words.
This is the man who managed to make ants fascinating. And he's a phenomenal writer, so if you haven't yet, pick up one of his tomes. And you might want to catch Nova's Lord of the Ants sometime. You will never forget his demonstration of the defensive tactics of fire ants. I guarantee it.