“Naturalist egalitarian anthropology” is an oxymoron. How don’t know how one squares the circle, but “Laws of Nature” and egalitarianism do not go together! Hierarchy and inequality are throughout nature. Thomas Jefferson’s phrase “All men are created equal” is a fallacy without any biblical or material scientific evidence to support it. What equality is there in a chimpanzee or gorilla troop? All herd animals are hierarchical. That is the Laws of Nature dictate so. So how come we find egalitarianism in the Laws of Nature is hard to fathom. Along with we find egalitarianism amongst humans but doesn’t exist in the real cosmos of the gorilla or chimpanzee or any other herd animal.

The mental gymnastics that Americans are forced to take….