Entries tagged with: William Calvin

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Long-Run vs. Long-Lag

All distant problems are not created equally. By definition, distant (long-term) problems are those that show their real impact at some point in the not-near future; arbitrarily, we can say five or more years, but many of them won't have...

Thinking About Thinking

Here's the opening of a work in progress.... Seventy-four thousand years ago, humanity nearly went extinct. A super-volcano at what's now Sumatra's Lake Toba erupted with a strength more than a thousand times greater than that of Mount St. Helens...

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