Daily Archives: April 30, 2003

WHY SOCIETIES COLLAPSE

Jared Diamond, Pulitzer prize-winning author of Guns, Germs and Steel, recently gave a lecture on the collapse of societies, and how bad decision-making contributes to such collapses. Edge.org has the complete transcript . Diamond is working on his next book, … Continue reading

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WINNIPEG, SUMMER 1962: THE SMELL OF RAIN

(this memoir was prompted by David’s and Rayne’s childhood memory posts) 97 oF, fifth day in a row, and in those days no one had air conditioning. We’d go down in the basement with the Zenith portable radio and the … Continue reading

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