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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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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July 10, 2019 in Biology, History, Politics

On the Origin of Socialist Darwinism

Socialist Darwinism is the idea that natural selection promotes societies that cooperate as moral communities. This concept actually predates Social Darwinism, which later emphasized competition and individualism.
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July 4, 2019 in Biology, Politics

Darwinizing the Federalist Papers: Preamble

The Federalist Papers argued for the creation of a more perfect UNION based on Enlightenment values that predated Darwin. Here we add 200+ years of scientifically refined thought.
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