Key movers and shakers are obsessed with finding big, complicated, technological solutions to the modern ills, pandemics of disease, loneliness, inequality, financial meltdowns, and environmental destruction.
But what if the solutions lie not in techno fixes, but in harnessing the power of one of the oldest and simplest human units - the sympathy group?
In a radical new argument in his latest book The Social Edge, award-winning scientist and author Anthony Costello lays out a new science of cooperation based on twenty years studying community participation. In this fascinating, insightful, and even funny book, Professor Costello explains how science can harness the power of sympathy groups to make things better.
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