Mark W. Moffett

Mark W. Moffett

Trained under E.O. Wilson, Mark W. Moffett is a biologist affiliated with the National Museum of Natural History in Washington, DC.

National Borders are Not Going Away

National Borders are Not Going Away

Editor’s note: This essay is adapted from a passage in Mark Moffett’s book, The Human Swarm: How Our Societies Arise, Thrive, and Fall (Basic Books, 2019). A great songwriter once asked us to imagine a world without countries. Could our societies ever willingly eliminate their borders and come

Mark W. Moffett
Mark W. Moffett
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