Sunday, August 9, 2009

a couple of short articles to think about in terms of war and human nature

See this:

Then this:

While only tangentially related, it reminds me of the Whig historians of the American Revolution who try to argue that the America was "born capitalist/liberal", in "we have met the enemy [capitalism, and] the enemy is us" type of fashion. There is a wide range of very good social histories that have provided ample evidence to show that from the beginning, a variety of forms of society existed. I believe it is the same here.

And just like the New Scientist article, I believe there is a brighter future for us.

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