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Is Life Getting Better?

And, in the case of my title “Is Life Getting Better?” a negative answer would certainly be wrong. Life is definitely getting better. That is a central theme in Steven Pinker’s book “Enlightenment Now,” particularly with regard to his…
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Why No one Washes a Rental Car

“In the history of the world, no one has ever washed a rented car.” That saying, attributed to the economist Lawrence Summers, former President of Harvard, is a delightful metaphor for the relevancy of a culture of private property…
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