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There is little evidence that our individual intelligence has improved through recorded history.


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I have heard that the Saudi Arabians are paying Greenpeace to campaign against Nuclear Power. It wouldn't surprise me at all.

I have heard that the Saudi Arabians are paying Greenpeace to campaign against Nuclear Power. It wouldn't surprise me at all.



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NASA will send up a big sun shade that will be in orbit between the earth and sun and deflect 2 or 3 percent of the sunshine back into space. It would be cheaper than the international space station.



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Evolution is a tightly coupled dance, with life and the material environment as partners. From the dance emerges the entity Gaia.



There aren't just bad people that commit genocide; we are all capable of it. It's our evolutionary history.

There aren't just bad people that commit genocide; we are all capable of it. It's our evolutionary history.



The problem is we don't know what the climate is doing. We thought we knew 20 years ago. That led to some alarmist books - mine included - because it looked clear-cut, but it hasn't happened.

The problem is we don't know what the climate is doing. We thought we knew 20 years ago. That led to some alarmist books - mine included - because it looked clear-cut, but it hasn't happened.



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Let's make hay while it lasts.



Perhaps the single most important thing that we can do to undo the harm we have done is to fix firmly in our minds the thought: the earth is alive.

Perhaps the single most important thing that we can do to undo the harm we have done is to fix firmly in our minds the thought: the earth is alive.



Nature favors those organisms which leave the environment in better shape for their progeny to survive.

Nature favors those organisms which leave the environment in better shape for their progeny to survive.



I suspect any worries about genetic engineering may be unnecessary. Genetic mutations have always happened naturally, anyway.

I suspect any worries about genetic engineering may be unnecessary. Genetic mutations have always happened naturally, anyway.



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