The Authoritarian Ratchet

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For nearly all of our evolutionary history, we humans were a marginal species with a limited lifespan, operating in a world full of exogenous dangers. As such, we adapted to the pressures acting upon us. Our brains, and therefore our feelings and behaviors, are all adapted to handle the circumstances we faced for 98%…

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Allan Milne Lees

Allan Milne Lees

Anyone who enjoys my articles here on Medium may be interested in my books Why Democracy Failed and The Praying Ape, both available from Amazon.