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In Context #5 (Spring, 2001)
Notes and ReviewsWhy Not Globalization?
by Stephen L. Talbott
The freedom of cultures to choose modernization cannot be denied, and the human individual today cannot help feeling a certain pull toward the global and universal. But this does not imply that we should pursue current globalization policies, which tend to extinguish both cultures and the individual.
Feature ArticlesElephantine Intelligence
by Craig Holdrege
In this excerpt from a forthcoming publication of The Nature Institute, Craig characterizes the intelligence of the elephant, showing how it must be understood to reside as much in the trunk--and, indeed, in the entire animal--as in the brain.
by Craig Holdrege and Johannes Wirz
How "the deciphering of the book of life" turned out to be unreadableand how we are being indoctrinated to believe nevertheless that it is Holy Writ.
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