Originally published 04/03/2015
In which he answers the question: How does knowing the evolutionary origins of politics affect the way historians should write history?
Originally published 06/20/2014
To understand Crimea, we need an evolutionary theory of national honour. It’s irrational and deadly – but it works.
Originally published 10/21/2013
Krugman's halo is now broken, thanks to Ferguson.
Originally published 10/16/2013
"It was refreshing how closely they followed the exact events."
Originally published 06/16/2013
Credit: Wiki Commons.
Originally published 10/10/2015
A clue: The lesson of natural selection is that even mathematically precise systems fall short of perfection. We should keep this in mind as we assess what led to the bombing of a hospital run by Doctors without Borders.
Originally published 05/16/2015
It's because our Stone Age brain finds it hard to think straight about weapons whose mass destruction we find it almost impossible to fathom.
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