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Monday, February 14, 2005

Finished "Guns, Germs, and Steel"

"...the striking differences between the long-term histories of peoples of the different continents have been due not to innate differences in the peoples themselves but to differences in their environments." p.405.

The obvious implications for us and our future place in the community of nations underlie the irony of our current policy of ecological know-nothingism:

LA Times

What Mercury Problem?

February 14, 2005

Later this month, Europe and other industrialized regions will grapple with the problem of mercury pollution. The United States, apparently, will continue to pretend it doesn't exist. READ MORE:


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