Saturday, February 13, 2021

My most important social theory interview? The Dominance of Dominance

I did this interview with TaniaTheHerbalist (our Episode 1) on 29 January 2021.

In it, I lay out the overarching role of dominance hierarchy in groups of social animals, including humans, and some of the main implications of this always-changing self-organized structure on the individual's health, freedom, and influence in society.

My starting point in the interview is an interesting recent theoretical physics paper about self-organized social hierarchies: