Daily Archives: August 6, 2011

The limitation of science

By Tony Rothman Each February, I begin the introductory electricity and magnetism course at Princeton University by telling my students that the material we will cover during the semester provides the basis for modern civilisation. Who could quibble with such an … Continue reading

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A Libyan girl stood near the pockmarked wall of a home on the outskirts of Tripoli.

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Second Great Contraction

By Kenneth Rogoff  Why is everyone still referring to the recent financial crisis as the “Great Recession”? The term, after all, is predicated on a dangerous misdiagnosis of the problems that confront the United States and other countries, leading to bad … Continue reading

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The promise that is never kept

A talk with Adyashanti about ” the place of not knowing” and addiction. What does it mean to rest in the unknown and how do we pierce through the many addictions that keep in the seemingly infinite loop of incarnation … Continue reading

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