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Post: January 27, 2014 10:24 pm, Source: Big Think  Comments (0) Views (2878)
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Terry Burnham's response to Alan Greenspan's Never Saw It Coming at Foreign Affairs. >>Read More
Post: November 14, 2013 6:40 pm, Source: TVOL  Comments (0) Views (2674)
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The question of discounting not only moves quickly from economics to ethics, it also leads to the search for the “deep structures” of human society and human reasoning. An evolutionary perspective requires going beyond proximate causes of economic outcomes (discount rates, prices and markets) to examine ultimate causes (institutional responses to resource availability and biophysical constraints and opportunities). >>Read More
Post: July 6, 2013 1:53 pm, Source: Special Issue   Comments (0) Views (1070)
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This article explores in detail the three cosmologies in relation to economics and evolution. One purpose is to show how both bodies of knowledge have been influenced by ideas that precede them by centuries and even millennia. >>Read More
Post: July 6, 2013 1:42 pm, Source: Special Issue   Comments (1) Views (1673)
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The key [to designing an effective organization] is not to strike some (inefficient) compromise between the interests of individuals and their group, but to work with the grain of human nature to bring individual and group interests into alignment. >>Read More
Post: July 3, 2013 10:07 pm, Source: Special Issue   Comments (0) Views (2006)
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Given the constraints of human evolved psychology (such as our memory and oral communication capacities), many forms of cooperation necessary for large groups to evolve and persist would have been impossible. >>Read More
Post: July 3, 2013 9:59 pm, Source: Special Issue   Comments (1) Views (3516)
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The evolutionary paradigm should be consulted by people across the political spectrum. It affirms the importance of self-organizing processes, including competitive market processes as a powerful form of cultural evolution, while also stressing the need for the processes to be refereed. >>Read More
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