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Blog Archive for the year 02005

Roger Kennedy – “The Political History of North America from 25,000 BC to 2100 AD”

by Simone Davalos on February 11th, 02005

Ancient American politics ROGER KENNEDY, the former head of the Smithsonian National Museum of American History and former Director of the US National Park Service, is so eloquent that Walt Kelly based a “Pogo” character on him (the bear P.T. Bridgeport, whose speech balloons are circus posters). Roger Kennedy’s most driving current interest is the…  Read More

James P. Carse – “Religious War in Light of the Infinite Game”

by Stewart Brand on January 17th, 02005

Finite and infinite games Countless readers have been hooked by the opening line of James P. Carse’s FINITE AND INFINITE GAMES— “There are at least two kinds of games. One could be called finite, the other, infinite. A finite game is played for the purpose of winning, an infinite game for the purpose of continuing…  Read More