PhD Candidate in Human Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University
Manvir Singh studies the social, cognitive, and cultural evolutionary foundations of complex cultural traditions that reliably develop in human societies everywhere, including law, music, story, shamanism, and witchcraft.
Aka Manai explains that there are two kinds of people in the world: simata and sikerei. I am a simata. He is a sikerei. Sikerei have undergone transformative experiences and emerged with new abilities: They alone can...