Humanity’s embrace of openness is the key to our success. The freedom to explore and exchange – whether it’s goods, ideas or people – has led to stunning achievements in science, technology and culture. As a result, we live at a time of unprecedented wealth and opportunity. So why are we so intent on ruining it? From Stone Age hunter-gatherers to contemporary Chinese-American relations, Open explores how across time and cultures, we have struggled with a constant tension between our yearning for co-operation and our profound need for belonging.
Open (How Collaboration and Curiosity Shaped Humankind)
Humanity’s embrace of openness is the key to our success. The freedom to explore and exchange – whether it’s goods, ideas or people – has led to stunning achievements in science, technology and culture. As a result, we live at a time of unprecedented wealth and opportunity. So why are we so intent on ruining it?From Stone Age hunter-gatherers to contemporary Chinese-American relations,
Globe in a Nutshell is an attempt to explore the many dimensions of geopolitics which encompasses a concise presentation of facts on geography, politics, history, culture, demography and international relations with reference to spatial politics. Seldom found together in one book, the facts presented range from the level of state to international which help deciphering the present day. This publication is meant to present itself as pertinent collection of facts for students of geopolitics and for other reader whose interest lie exploring geopolitics and its diverse aspects.
Malcolm gladwell, host of the podcast revisionist history and author of the #1 new york times bestseller outliers, offers a powerful examination of our interactions with strangers–and why they often go wrong. How did fidel castro fool the cia for a generation? Why did neville chamberlain think he could trust adolf hitler? Why are campus sexual assaults on the rise? Do television sitcoms teach us something about the way we relate to each other that isn’t true? Talking to strangers is a classically gladwellian intellectual adventure, a challenging and controversial excursion through history.
A much-anticipated guide to saving democracy, from one of our most essential political thinkers.Everyone knows that democracy is in trouble, but do we know what democracy actually is? Jan-Werner Müller, author of the widely translated and acclaimed What Is Populism?, takes us back to basics in Democracy Rules.
It is a chilling story that begins in the 1970s, when trump made his first splash in the booming, money-drenched world of new york real estate, and ends with trump’s inauguration as president of the united states. That moment was the culmination of vladimir putin’s long mission to undermine western democracy, a mission that he and his hand-selected group of oligarchs and associates had ensnared trump in, starting more than twenty years ago with the massive bailout of a string of sensational trump hotel and casino failures in atlantic city
ස්වාධීන පත්ර සමාගමේ ප්රකාශන වූ දවස සහ රිවිරැස පුවත් පත්හි කුවරයාව සිටි ඬේවිඞ් කරුණාරත්නයන් එකී පුවත් පත් සඳහා ලියූ ‘හෑල්ල’ තීරු ලිපි සංග්රහයෙන් තෝරා ගත් ලිපි එකතුවක් මෙසේ ප්රකාශයට පත් කෙරෙයි.
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