Locke, Immanuel Kant and
John Stuart Mill shared the belief that
there are "natural laws"
governing society, and that these might be
uncovered by systematic
enquiry, just as Isaac Newton
described the laws that direct heavenly bodies.
In the 17th century
Thomas Hobbes "physics of society" argued that the best society is
In the 19th century when the French
Auguste Comte coined the term "social physics".
These early efforts were
motivated by a sincere wish to make the
world a better place, they displayed a
deterministic tendency that subjugated or denied
the role of free
Statistical physicists are now bringing
tools and computational
techniques to bear on social events with
the clear understanding
that each individual is
a free agent.
Statistical social physics embraces the idea that
we are at liberty to make
Within proscribed limits
statistical regularities emerge groups of individuals who are free to
The truth is we
often have a very limited range of the choices.
In principle we can
run the lawn mower anywhere that there is level ground without vegetation large
enough to stop the blades.
And if we wanted to we could pick the lawn
mower up and use it as a hedge trimmer (assuming we had the physical strength)
but of course only Arnold
Schwarzenegger is strong enough to do that.
Left to our own devices we tend to do what
everybody else is doing.
We are far more predictable
than we assume.
Social physics reveals that
our freedom is
constrained by laws, conventions,
the effects of
interactions with fellow citizens.
Traffic flow is a good illustration of these
principles in action.
Interactions between individuals
arise here primarily because they all aim to avoid collisions.
This makes us responsive to what the
vehicle ahead does.
Traffic appears to display abrupt
switches in flow that bear a close similarity to "phase transitions" in
Such transitions -
for example - demonstrate that in
systems of many
interacting components, things often stay unchanged until some influence
reaches a certain
threshold that suddenly flips the system into a new mode of behavior.
It appears the best
modeling system for understanding macro social phenomena is physics.
Biology remains applicable at the
Social physics brushes away
romantic illusions about a free society.
The statistics of democratic
elections, for instance, indicate that they are not simply determined by
the sum of independent choices among the electorate.
Instead, they show
a mathematical pattern that physicists recognize as the signature of
systems of strongly interacting
components, which is to say that
choices are not
independent but highly interdependent.
Strongly interacting systems
are prone to "avalanches," so that even tiny influences may engender
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