Most species hang out only with family members. Everybody else is a potential enemy. Good ol’ Homo sapiens have been successful because we’ve extended the definition of family by using mutually agreed upon stories — “fictive kinship” as Israeli researcher Yuval Noah Harari points out.
"How to Be a Better Networker for People Who Hate Networking" is from the May 22, 2017 Inspired Life section of The Washington Post. It was written by Eric Barker and narrated by Sam Scholl.