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Voyage From Greenland to Nova Scotia

Join Pulitzer-prize-winning author and professor Jared Diamond and fellow travelers next fall as we set off on an expedition to explore the Wonders of the Arctic. In a series of lectures and discussions, Jared will bring his experience and expertise to bear on much that we see and do on this epic voyage of discovery!

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Being “Liberal” in America

Ninth report in the Political Accuracy & Divisions Study

Analysts have recognized for decades now that the world is becoming more liberal. It seems that the more removed people are from basic survival concerns, the more liberal their worldviews become, in the sense of being more accepting of cultural differences and more protective of civil rights. Some analysts have noted how paradoxically intolerant and dogmatic this trend has become in Western societies (i.e., the societies most removed from basic survival concerns): amongst many Western progressives, for example, all group disadvantages are assumed to always be a result of oppression, with oppression always being driven by white people (and usually men) … Thus, it would seem that at the extremes, liberalism and the human tendency towards tribalism interact to produce both a demand for equality and justice as well as

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