With some glaring exceptions, people are wearing masks as a way to show compassion for others (Bridget Bennett/AFP/Getty Images)

The pandemic has proven that the individual is not supreme

Our decades-long love affair with rugged independence has suddenly fallen away as populations throughout the democratic world surrendered individual liberties for the sake of the collective

A high school drop-out turned Harvard academic on the fallacy of averages

Todd Rose explains why the idea of average is damaging, especially when it comes to education