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Where Human ‘Swarm Behavior’ Comes From

It is increasingly clear that human beings are more than simply self-interested rational actors.  We are profoundly moral, immensely social, and deeply political beings who often “lose ourselves” in social causes.  A friend of mine who studies social psychology at the University of Virginia, Jonathan Haidt, recently gave a TED Talk about this that captures […]

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