“The success of a society is to be evaluated primarily by the freedoms that members of the society enjoy” “The ultimate guarantee for individual liberty… Read More »Paradox


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“Desafinado” bossa nova song was originally a response to critics who claimed that bossa nova was a new genre for singers who can’t sing or… Read More »Desafinado

Societal Collapse

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A society whose continuing function depends on constant growth, based almost exclusively on acquisition (e.g., pillage or exploitation), cannot be sustained indefinitely Joseph Tainter Survivors… Read More »Societal Collapse


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Lewis Mumford There is no clean dividing line between the irrational and the super-rational; and the handling of these ambivalent gifts has always been a… Read More »Technology