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Old 12-17-2018, 03:22 PM   #4152 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by sendler
"Nevertheless, evolution is real, and for humans it occurs more rapidly via culture than through genes. It is entirely possible, therefore, that we humans are rapidly evolving to live more peacefully in larger groups."
Memes not Genes.

news.slashdot.org: Norway is Entering a New Era of Climate-Conscious Architecture (theatlantic.com)

news.slashdot.org: California Requires New City Buses To Be Electric by 2029 (nytimes.com)

Also, it's the 50th anniversary of the Mother Of All Demos.
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Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds -- Charles Mackay 1841

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