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Author, atheist, therapist, family man. Champion of sanity and civil discourse. I try not to engage with fundamentalists and often fail. #Sober.
Nov 10, 2020 7 tweets 3 min read
I have a lot of clients struggling with isolation, especially during COVID. They often feel as though something is wrong with them for not wanting to be more socially engaged. A lot of the work I do looks at human behavior through an evolutionary lens. If we look at social... behavior this way, it's hard to see why we would have evolved any drive to aggressively seek interaction with others. In the early era of nomadic humans, we were always surrounded by others. Our fellow humans were just THERE. Sure, we have a strong drive to stay together, but...