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Entries by Philip Slater from 09/2007

Why Power Centers Adapt So Slowly to Reality

| Posted 09.05.2007 | Healthy Living
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This is the reason democracy has swept the globe over the past century. Not because a bunch of liberal idealists thought it would be more 'fair'--but because it's adaptive.

New Scientific Study Reveals Bush is a Chimp

| Posted 09.07.2007 | Healthy Living
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A new study reported in Science found that while chimps and orangs could count and add as well as human children, only humans were able to learn by wa...

Why War Persists When War is Obsolete

| Posted 09.19.2007 | Politics

How many stupid wars have been fought because of fear of appearing "weak"? And why should our leaders have to cater to this infantile obsession of immature men?

If the Pentagon Were 'Run Like a Business' it Might Avoid Obsolescence

| Posted 09.26.2007 | Business

The Pentagon's function must increasingly be one of policing rather than combating -- but this elicits shrieks of protests from both ends of the political spectrum.