Identitarianism to Universalism: the Five Degrees of Social Identity

Graeme Main, OGL v1.0OGL v1.0

When people tell you what they think human nature is, they reveal more about themselves than humanity. The human race has many natures. We’re greedy and generous, suspicious and trusting, terrified of change and in love with novelty. We’re also identitarians and universalists—we divide ourselves into social identities like race, gender, and tribe, and we unite in our…

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Rejecting identitarianism in its right and left forms

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