Jared Diamond

People often ask, “What is the single most important environmental/population problem facing the world today?” A flip answer would be, “The single most important problem is our misguided focus on identifying the single most important problem!

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  1. shinichi Post author

    History, as well as life itself, is complicated; neither life nor history is an enterprise for those who seek simplicity and consistency.

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    [..] the values to which people cling most stubbornly under inappropriate conditions are those values that were previously the source of their greatest triumphs.

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