A friend of mine asked me to respond to the following article:
Can you count on your ‘Tribe’ in an actual emergency?
Eric Pone, the Balkan conflicts made a huge impression on me when I was a young man, and probably for some of the same reasons you raise here.
First, I was horrified. The sort of thing that was going on there was like WWII level Nazi shit.
Human beings are tribal animals. We have evolved to create factions and this has served us well.
The problem with creating factions; however, is, well, that it creates factions.
David Hogg & Laura Ingraham, Please Both of You Shut Up, Signed — A Concerned American
Pride, elation, shock these were some of the feelings that rushed over me when I awoke on Friday 24th June…
The ethical and pragmatic concerns about taking up the identity
Why do the tribes rage?Why do warring ideologies plot a vain thing?