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Is it part of human nature to have a hierarchy?

This question was mainly inspired by my history class. We were going over some Russian Marxists, and I thought it was interesting that even a communist regime will have a leader. This brought up the question, "Is it natural for humans to have a leader?" I thought about any organization and realized they all have a decently-defined hierarchy. I also thought about our cavemen ancestors and the sort of familial hierarchy with the father as the provider of food and safety (I haven't really studied anthropology, so tell me if I'm incorrect).

Feel free to ask clarifying questions, and I am looking forward to your responses!

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  • Nov 13 2013: HUMANS, IN COMMUNITY OR SOCIETY, ARE LIKE BUILDING BLOCKS OF A STRUCTURE. THEY ARE ARRANGED-HIERACHY, WITH THE FIRST-'SENION' OR 'KING' CARRING THE 'LOAD' AND THE CEMENT AS THE LOVE WITHOUT WHICH THE OTHER BLOCKS WILL NOT STAY IN PLACE. THERE SHOULD BE HIERACHY IN SOCIETY OTHERWISE THERE WILL BE CHAOS

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