skepticism birthed the modern world, but its
ideologies have largely failed to deliver.
neuroscience cure the ails of human society?
fascinatingly brief tour of world history, Joscha
Bach suggests that us moderns still toil in the mud
of feudalist peasants.
We talk highly
of resilient rights and institutions, but resiliency
against what? Ourselves, it seems.
If we turn our
gaze to the structure of the human brain, however,
we discover a system that is remarkably effective.
So what if
human institutions were modeled on natural, organic
systems? The results might be something entirely
new, argues Bach.