Does human nature make socialism impossible?

"Human nature" is a hobby of mine. It's a perennial topic of course and I can't help but rail at those --such as the sociobiologists and evolutionary psychologists -- who seek to sentence us to a social treadmill best summarized by Bill Shakespeare:
  • 'The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, but in ourselves, that we are underlings' —From Julius Caesar (I, ii, 140-141)
So this essay by Elizabeth Terzakis warrants a read: What Socialists say about Human Nature.
For aficionadoes there's even a journal -- Human Nature Review.
Here are a couple of my thoughts:
You may also want to check out the Lev Vygotsky Archive.
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