Why Complex Societies Need Simple Individuals…

Listen now | John Gowdy is Professor of Economics and Professor of Science and Technology Studies at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and author of "Ultrasocial: The Evolution of Human Nature and the Quest for a Sustainable Future". He explains how humans, like ants and termites, are “ultrasocial” and what this form of hyper-complex social organisation does to our relationships, our neurochemistry, and our individuality.

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