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Entries from July 2009

The wheel in history

July 6th, 2009 · No Comments

A Salute to the Wheel Always cited as the hallmark of man’s innovation, here is the real story behind the wheel – from its origins to its reinvention

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Age of Paine

July 3rd, 2009 · No Comments

The Age of Paine Thomas Paine has sometimes had few readers beyond those students who are required to read his great revolutionary pamphlet “Common Sense,” the firebrand Paine wielded to spread the flame of independence throughout the British colonies in America.

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Evolution of language

July 2nd, 2009 · No Comments

Evolution’s revolution Mike Belbin looks at the emergence of human culture and the vital role of symbolism Also check out: http://darwiniana.com/2009/07/02/the-left-anwil…uage-evolutionthe-left-anwilson-and-language-evolution/ “Do materialists really think that language just ‘evolved’, like finches’ beaks …?” – AN Wilson, ‘Why I believe again’ New Statesman April 6 2009 “We are annoying to the leopard because our ancestor stole […]

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Tags: Evolution