Roles, Not Ranks: A More Natural Social Order
The central truth conveyed by the Kaneros framework is an important one, a crucial fact that's been hidden in plain sight: in our hearts and minds, we're all still hunter-gatherers.
In the modern world, we humans still think and act as hunting-gathering social primates. That's what we evolved to be, and who we still are at our core. This recognition is significant, for two reasons:It points out a basic mismatch in our world.
Humans evolved to hunt, gather, and live in tight-knit bands of 100 people or fewer. Now we do industrial-era work, and live in loose-knit nations of 100 million or more. Thus, we're ill-suited to the environments we've created for ourselves. It can help us build more vibrant societies.
This mismatch between our Stone Age natures and our Information Age world is the source of our biggest social problems. Recognizing that there is a mismatch can help us create new