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  •  Interesting reference, (1+ / 0-)
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    Herodotus Prime

    Morgan's Ancient Society. Morgan's three stages would be more easily remembered than the multi-stages developed by psychologist Steven Pinker in The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence has Declined.

    Pinker's book identifies six evolutionary stages (if i remember the number correctly). Hopeful.

    We cannot mistake absolutism for principle, or substitute spectacle for politics, or treat name-calling as reasoned debate. -Pres. Obama, 1/21/13

    by SoCalSal on Thu Mar 21, 2013 at 03:38:20 PM PDT

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    •  I haven't read that one (1+ / 0-)
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      I'll have to check it out.

      Wanted: New sig line. Must be insightful with a good sense of humor. Non-smoking, no pets.

      by Herodotus Prime on Thu Mar 21, 2013 at 03:41:41 PM PDT

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      •  Get it on kindle if you can, (0+ / 0-)

        unless you like big books of 800+ pages (including 120 pages of graphs). My copy was borrowed from the library.

        We cannot mistake absolutism for principle, or substitute spectacle for politics, or treat name-calling as reasoned debate. -Pres. Obama, 1/21/13

        by SoCalSal on Thu Mar 21, 2013 at 10:27:50 PM PDT

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