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Human society vs. Insect society vs. All other mammal societies.

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Do us human mammals act more like insects, or more like other mammals in regards to society?

I often wonder if some smart caveman copied the model offered by ants, or bees, and modeled human society after their behavior....and here we are.

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Interesting question.  I don't know how primate societies work (other than human), are they closer to humans, squirrels, butterflies or bees?  There are so many organizational structures for so many species, I've never thought about which are more similar to us...

My hunch is that cavemen and cavewomen didn't decide which structure to follow and then go with it.  I'm thinking it's more of an evolutionary pattern.  Like they do what works for their small tribe and then if tribes merge they maybe come up with a new system and so on and so on.
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