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Sunday, December 15, 2013

Why the West Rules – For Now

December 15, 2013

The patterns of history and what they reveal about the Future Sometime around 1750, English entrepreneurs unleashed the astounding energies of steam and coal, and the world was forever changed. The emergence of factories, railroads, and gunboats propelled the West’s rise to power in the nineteenth century, and the development of computers and nuclear weapons […]

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