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Why Nations Fail

Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty Daron Acemoglu and James A. Robinson, 2012 The book applies insights from institutional economics, development economics and economic history to understand why nations develop differently, with some succeeding in the … Continue reading

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Gobekli Tepe

Gobekli Tepe: The Genesis of the Gods The Temple of the Watchers and The Discovery of Eden By Andrew Collins, 2014 From The Ashes of Angels: Abode of the Gods:  Gobekli Tepe is a Megalithic Complex near Sanliurfa, Turkey.  It … Continue reading

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Arts and Sciences

July 16, 2002 Arts and Sciences Arts and Sciences is a good theme for the week. Generally, the term applies to a College of Arts and Sciences. It is a department or unit within a University and focuses on liberal … Continue reading

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Holy High Fructose Corn Syrup Batman!

December 18, 2008 Holy High Fructose Corn Syrup Holy High Fructose Corn Syrup Batman!  According to Michael Pollen in The Omnivore’s Dilemma, High Fructose Corn Sryrup has become holy to the food industry.  Since 1980 it has found its way … Continue reading

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