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The best of people

The more I see of the world, the more I realise that we’re really quite limited as a species. In small groups, we can have¬†quite an incredible capacity for doing good. We can be kind, compassionate, friendly, and generally amazing. We can help each other in quite extraordinary ways, even when there’s no benefit to us in doing so. We can motivate ourselves to achieve just about anything, and keep that motivation up through good times and bad. But in large groups, we often get crazy. We believe lies about… Read More