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

December 10, 2018 in Commentaries

Can Evolution Be Conscious? Introducing a Collection of Commentaries Published on This View of Life

To make the concept of conscious evolution fully respectable again, TVOL is pleased to feature this collection of commentaries by leading evolutionary scientists and philosophers.
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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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