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Against the Grain, for May 11, 2005 - 12:00pm

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Against the Grain - May 11, 2005

Progress and Disaster
"Are all human systems doomed to stagger along under the mounting weight of their internal logic until it crushes them?" Ronald Wright asks this question in his new book A Short History of Progress. He also examines past cases of human progress and disaster, in the process making relevant -- and chilling -- parallels to the runaway present.

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