I’ve finally gotten to the age where I’m working full-time, and have to make the decision to move out on my own. I did my own research, deciding on where to live, what would be the greatest value, etc. And then it hit me: living is a lot more complicated than it seems.
For the final part of my election trilogy, I wanted to try and answer the ultimate question: how do you win an election in the first place?
Identity and politics play an important, intertwined role. Politics is, of course, itself an identity — but for the focus of this post we’re going to go away from political identity and moreso discuss how identities interlay themselves into politics.
Most of us know how biological evolution works; good old Darwinian science, natural selection, etc. etc. But, in the modern age, our societies transform and evolve at a much faster rate than any possible mutation. So, why is that?
All of our interactions with others are essentially games. All parties take their role, play the game, and then win or lose. Sometimes the entire group wins, sometimes the entire group loses. Social game theory is something that has fascinated me a lot over the course of the last few years, yet I find itContinue reading “Social Game Theory”