The Agile Gene: How Nature Turns on Nurture, published in 2003 by Matt Ridley
Ten years after its publication, this book has aged extremely well. Its incisive views of nature vs. nurture, free will, and emotions have opened new paths for exploration.
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This is a book of hope for humanity. But more than just hope, Jeff Hawkins has a plan–a plan for all humanity, and beyond. Each of its three sections is largely independent, and yet in the final two, short chapters Jeff Hawkins unites the book into a breathtaking estate plan for humanity.
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Inclusion leads to success. Extraction leads to failure. Human nature is flawed. Without strong guardrails and protections for freedom, the natural human greed and hubris of leaders frequently lead to corruption, then extraction, then inevitable failure of a nation.