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March Madness, UVA, and Hope for a More Civil Society

Sleep eluded me last night. As a graduate of the University of Virginia (UVA), my wife and I followed details of the basketball team’s historic win over Texas Tech in the NCAA basketball tournament. The championship game captivated the nation and capped an intriguing end to what has …

Society members entitled to free redeveloped flat

If I purchase a flat in a co-operative housing society, I become a member of the society. But do I also become the owner of the land? Say the society is getting redeveloped after 30 years, will the existing members have to pay for the flat fully like …

Evolving society: why humanity coheres

Donald Trump meets supporters during his US presidential campaign in 2015.Credit: Mark Wallheiser/Getty Genesis: The Deep Origin of SocietiesEdward O. Wilson Liveright (2019) The Human Swarm: How Our Societies Arise, Thrive, and FallMark W. Moffett Head of Zeus (2019) Blueprint: The Evolutionary Origins of a Good SocietyNicholas A. Christakis Little, Brown …