political science

Soft Paternalism, Or The Future Of Authority And Obedience

Soft Paternalism, Or The Future Of Authority And Obedience

As humans, we’re always making bad choices. At the same time, we really hate to be told what to do — even if what we’re being told is a good idea. This conundrum could be solved with a futuristic concept called “soft paternalism.” Here’s how public and private institutions could…