2 thoughts on “7 stories to read this weekend”

  1. The article in the New Yorker is brilliant. How do good ideas spread.

    I must admit my cynicism about human society, the body politic, increases as rapidly as my optimism about the potential for a better life for all by adopting advances in science and technology.

    Ignorance and stupidity seem to be parallel traits that curse our species with a willingness to block progress as soon as the potential appears.

    ‘Splains why I’m a cynic and optimist at the same time. I see the tools at hand for human beings to improve their lives – just not in my lifetime. :-]

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