Political parties are in constant flux because people are political-economic beasts, seemingly genetically encoded to seek advantageous allies in their “pursuit of happiness.” The combinations are endless. Our powers of social intuition seem highly evolved toward political-economic ends. Our brains may have evolved to handle the constantly changing possibilities of social cooperation.
The equilibrium of political-economics is momentary, like that of prices within economics. Our economic tendencies toward cycles of boom and bust, are mirrored by our political tendencies, with often more deeply disastrous results in the political realm since destructive force is a factor in political economics.Read more