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Entries from April 2009

Hobbits

April 28th, 2009 · No Comments

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/28/science/28hobbit.html April 28, 2009 A Tiny Hominid With No Place on the Family Tree By JOHN NOBLE WILFORD STONY BROOK, N.Y. – Six years after their discovery, the extinct little people nicknamed hobbits who once occupied the Indonesian island of Flores remain mystifying anomalies in human evolution, out of place in time and geography, their […]

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Tags: Evolution

Domestication of the horse

April 24th, 2009 · No Comments

From Science News Mystery Of Horse Domestication Solved? ScienceDaily (Apr. 24, 2009) — Wild horses were domesticated in the Ponto-Caspian steppe region (today Russia, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Romania) in the 3rd millennium B.C. Despite the pivotal role horses have played in the history of human societies, the process of their domestication is not well understood. In […]

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Theories of modernity

April 24th, 2009 · No Comments

Selection from World History And The Eonic Effect, on the rise of modernity

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Indo-European migrations

April 23rd, 2009 · No Comments

Empires of the Silk Road Interesting book on the Indo-European question, quite apart from its larger history of Central Eurasia. This issue is important for the study of the eonic sequence, since the appearance of the Indo-Europeans prior to their intersection with the sequence in the Axial Age is essential for understanding the Greeks, Romans, […]

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Shlomo Avineri: Marx and Darwin

April 20th, 2009 · No Comments

Between ideology and science By Shlomo Avineri When “The Origin of Species” was published, Engels wrote Marx with quite a bit of satisfaction about the way it confronted traditional theological views. Marx, however, was much more skeptical, and wrote: “Darwin rediscovered his English society among animals and plants, with its division of labor, competition, the […]

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Tags: Evolution