Maximus Thaler

Maximus is a PhD candidate at Binghamton University studying cultural evolution (Wilson Lab). His work focuses on the organismality of intentional communities, in collaboration with the Federation of Egalitarian Communities. Maximus is an activist – founder of The Gleaners’ Kitchen and the Genome Collective. He’s written a cookbook and runs the EvoS Seminar Series Youtube channel.

Recent Posts

January 2, 2018 in Webinar

What Does it Mean to be Multicellular?

By studying the transition to multicellularity in a controlled laboratory setting, scientists can gain detailed insight into how these transitions might have occurred in the past.
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December 29, 2017 in Webinar

One Man’s Selfishness is Another Man’s Altruism

(apologies for the gendered title – culture evolves faster than idioms do) Selfishness versus Altruism Language makes us think that they’re opposite ideas: The selfish behave like no one matters…
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December 25, 2017 in Webinar

How to Evolve a Religion

Religious naturalists understand that science and religion aren’t opposed ideologies, rather, both are valuable ways of thinking that allow us to navigate an immeasurably complicated world.
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