The Primitivism of Politics

Aaron and Trevor note that when we use the political process we have to group together into warring “tribes” to accomplish our goals. That’s problematic.

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This week Aaron and Trevor talk about the tendency of the political process to group people into warring “tribes” when they otherwise wouldn’t. Trevor explains why this is so bad for society and offers several examples and solutions.

Who decides what aspects of our lives can become politicized and which ones can’t? How are things distributed in a fully politicized world? What can we do about this tendency to politicize contentious issues?