In recent years, a person could be forgiven for feeling as if conflict is inescapable. Political polarization has increased. Levels of societal violence and terrorism are surging. Endless wars continue, with no conclusion in sight. Why is there so much chaos? The history of violence offers one possible answer. Scholars—from psychologists to political scientists specializing…

via How the Long History of Human Violence Explains Why the Internet Causes So Much Chaos — TIME

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