Category Archives: Human Evolution

New Growth Theory & Internet Policy

As I mentioned in my last post, which focused on Modern Monetary Theory (MMT), I’m working toward a post that will explain how a combination of MMT and New Growth Theory (NGT) can have major significance related to Internet policy … Continue reading

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New Perspectives on the Economy

Since economics is supposed to be the study of the exchange of value and (hopefully) the increase in prosperity and well-being among human beings, it will be a central thread of future discussion on this site.  The general perspective I’ll … Continue reading

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Innovation and Inner Peace

Nick Carr has a thought-provoking post entitled The hierarchy of innovation on his Rough Type blog.  For those not familiar with him, Carr is the author of “The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains.”  According to a New York … Continue reading

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Empathy, Mindfulness, Dignity and Human Evolution

I just read a blog post by an old college friend of mine, Michael Gordon, who is now a professor at the University of Michigan, and whose work is increasingly focused on social enterprise and social entrepreneurship. The focus of … Continue reading

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