and its demise is accelerating in the absence of integrity, principles, patriotic guts and genetic mutation Three things you might not know The Economist Intelligence Unit's "Democracy Index 2016," ranks the USA 21st among 165 independent states. Norway is #1. Canada is #6. The US dropped out of the top category of "full democracies" (19 countries) and joined 57 Read more...
The human species lacks any goal external to its own biological nature.
Edward O. Wislon, Pulitzer Prize winning American biologist
There is nothing man won't do to avoid the difficult task of thinking.
Those who don't know history are doomed to repeat it.
Exactly how much of nature can we trash and burn and get away with it?
Philip Anderson, Nobel laureate physicist, Princeton
We humans are capable of greatness ... but we are making a mess of our planet and becoming a danger to ourselves.
The Loss of Honour
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