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Garrett Hardin

David SimsEssays

by David Sims NATURE’S LAWS—most fundamentally the conservation of energy—make it unlikely that any living thing, humans included, can avoid competitions with other living things. It would be impossible, instead of merely unlikely, if humans didn’t have access to an abundance of…
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Classic Essays

The progress of science — indeed of all positive knowledge — depends on the courage of Thoreau’s “majority of one” in the face of nearly unanimous error. by Garrett Hardin (pictured) “MYTHS,” said Salustios, are “things that never happened but always are.” Though distinguishable from…
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