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Rajiv
10-29-07, 01:00 AM
Jared Diamond is the author of "Guns, Germs and Steel" and the current New York Times' best selling "Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed." This lecture examines the factors that caused great civilizations of the past to collapse and what we can learn from their fates.

1 hour 14 minutes long





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marvenger
11-18-08, 07:32 PM
I agree Rajiv, the widespread belief in the concept of the time value of money does significantly contribute to short-termism

Rajiv
11-18-08, 08:05 PM
You may find the entire thread - World Energy and Population - Trends to 2100 (http://itulip.com/forums/showthread.php?t=2241) useful as well.