Despite risks, here is why we yearn for large events

Published May 13, 2021

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The Washington Post interviewed Shira Gabriel in a report on the human need to gather in large groups. She said that humans have “a very primitive desire to feel like you’re a part of a larger collective.” Gabriel added: “There’s something special about being there with other people and being in the moment in a collective that is really important for our well-being.”


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