Publius

In the spirit of the Federalist Papers, Publius is a collective pseudonym for the group of people organizing this collection of essays.

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August 1, 2019 in Biology, Politics

Morality Regulates Our Social Physiology

Darwin knew humans can’t survive or thrive individually. Indeed the relation between people and groups is akin to that between genes and bodies.
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July 25, 2019 in Biology, Morality, Politics

The Human Social Organism and a Parliament of Genes

Ten thousand years of cultural evolution has impressively expanded the scale of human cooperation to levels that could not have been imagined by our distant ancestors.
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July 18, 2019 in Biology, Politics

More Perfect UNIONS Must Regulate Their Parts

Every animal society experiences the same tension between the need to cooperate to achieve collective benefits and the disruptive pursuit of lower-level interests.
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