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Can category theory or at least some of the lessons it teaches be used to understand politics?

Mr. Baez has made the analogy between left-right adjoints and liberal-conservative. Could certain issues in politics be seen as giving an approximation to an inverse, and the political divide comes from the two created opposing adjoints?

For instance, suggesting that a social issue be solved at an individual basis versus being solved at a community level feels very adjointy.

I'm curious what other people have to think.

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