Without followers there are no leaders. And without leaders societies would have collapsed with insurmountable conflicts. How do we nowadays choose who will lead us? How did we used to do it?
In two and a half million years, we have not improved our way of choosing leaders. They are necessary, as are the followers, to take a society forwards without it disintegrating through conflicts. Eduardo Punset discusses the evolutionary criteria in the selection of a good leader with the Social Psychologist Mark van Vugt, Researcher at the University of Kent.
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