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Two minutes to midnight

Yesterday The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists advanced their symbolic Doomsday clock forward by 30 seconds. This is a visual reminder that humanity faces potentially devastating threats. The obvious flashpoint is between nuclear North Korea and the President of America (the WP post linked above does a good job of showing how that escalated last year), but other more insidious dangers lurk. The generally level-headed Economist argues that we are nearer a great-power conflict than at any time since the end of second world war. Powerful, long-term shifts in geopolitics and the…

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The Curiosity Index (26.01.2018)

12 Rules for Life – A Christian Perspective The Jordan Peterson bandwagon rumbles on. David Robertson reviews the book and David Brooks at the New York Times opines on why this is the Jordan Peterson moment. Does coffee actually dehydrate you? Here’s the science. How a Library Handles a Rare and Deadly Book of Wallpaper Samples Reading this book could actually kill you The Ominous Rumblings of Mount Mayon Gearing up for a big one? The gender conversation 2: Lad culture, porn & modest women This one’s from the archives here…

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