pt. 1. Mind control, protection, and prosperity. The occupation of the world ; Ultra-sociality and the cultural survival vehicle ; The domestication of our talents ; Religion and other cultural "enhancers"
pt. 2. Cooperation and our cultural nature. Reciprocity and the shadow of the future ; Green beards and the reputation marketplace ; Hostile forces
pt. 3. The theatre of the mind. Human language - the voice of our genes ; Deception, consciousness, and truth
pt. 4. The many and the few. Termite mounds and the exploitation of our social instincts.