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Scientific Historians Find Common Pathway in Complex Social Formations Shared by Every Region around the Globe

The world today is populated by large, sophisticated, densely populated, and technologically advanced nation-states. How did such complex social formations arise? Why do so many different states share so many features of governance and structure? Are there general principles of governing the evolution of human society that can explain these commonalities? Understanding how we got to our modern world is the critical first step in showing us where we are heading; a new article published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences offers new answers to these critical questions, taking a systematic, scientific look at how complex societies from around the world have developed over the last 10,000 years.

Tampa Bay Times Story on Evolution Institute’s New Early Learning Center

Advocates say help is on the way for troubled Potter ElementaryChildren who live near Potter Elementary School will have a new option in August. An early learning center is opening just steps away, serving kindergarten and first grade, with plans to expand later. […] Leaders of the early learning center, which will be a charter school, say their plans began in a local think tank called the Evolution Institute.