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Are we obligated to help others in need from a evolutionary / genetic pov?

I want to ask if we're obligated to help others in need? Not from a religious standpoint as to not confuse the issue; but as a society coming from an evolutionary and genetic pov? Is moral obligation better for the human race? Or should "survival of the fittest" come into play?

This link is ranked high on Google and can provide more background on the issue: http://www.eacology.com/2012/07/Do-we-have-moral-obligation-to-help-those-in-need.html

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    Jun 26 2013: From an evolutionary standpoint we along with all other animals have two instinctive purpose, to survive, and to procreate and to combined the two we only have to survive long enough to procreate and nature our young.
    Helping other is an empathic reaction. We are also capable of killing others if we have a cause. And thee two traits are not exclusive to humans.

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