What the Film “Divergent” Says About Individuality and Post-Traumatic Collectives

In a previous post, I discussed some surprising social implications of the high-tech-based existence in the film Her. Well, the social implications of the faction-based existence in the film Divergent are much more straightforward… Dividing people into factions is bad. It suppresses individuality and breeds prejudice. Well, thinking you “belong” somewhere actually has psychological benefits […]