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A short history of progress

by Wright, Ronald, 1948-

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"A Short History of Progress is nothing less than a concise history of the world since Neanderthal times, elegantly written, brilliantly conceived, and stunningly clear in its warning to us now. Wright shows how human beings have a way of walking into "progress traps," beginning with the worldwide s... Full description

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Table of Contents:
  • I.
  • Gauguin's questions
  • II.
  • The great experiment
  • III.
  • Fools' paradise
  • IV.
  • Pyramid schemes
  • V.
  • The rebellion of the tools.
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