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How China grew faster and longer than any country in human history

“It does not matter if it is a yellow cat or a black cat, as long as it catches mice.” Deng Xiaoping


Education has created a modern caste system


It’s just taking history a while to write it down


You’re in the jungle, baby, you’re gonna die

Welcome To The Jungle


From orality to literacy and back again

Illustration of the oldest known burial in Africa, communicating across 80,000 years that this child was loved
  1. Ritual
  2. Talking
  3. Writing
  4. Talking Again

1. Ritual


You don’t need to be rich, famous, or powerful to be happy. You just need enough


And it’s just gotten started

Via Reddit

The Post World War II Disorder


The rise and fall of America in one generation. Mine


School is a screen for children like mine. For others it’s a wall

Bad


Just follow the money

Life

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Indi Samarajiva is a writer living in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Sign up for my newsletter at www.indi.ca, and you can reach me at indi@indi.ca.

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