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Biodiversity, Extinction, and Hacking the Code of Life

  Extinction is one of the most extreme forms of scarcity.  As such, environmental groups have been using the looming specter of species extinction and the subsequent loss of biodiveristy as a pathos-driven moral high ground to unleash a vicious cycle of scarcity. The formula is simple. Step 1.  Identify a cute animal Step 2.  Find evidence that suggests the …

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The Post Scarcity Mindset

The Louisiana Purchase was 524,800,000 acres of some of the richest farm land in the world.  After acquiring the Louisiana Purchase, it is a widely known historical fact that the United States government then embarked in one of the greatest experiments of allocating abundant resources in the history of the world: they gave the land away for free.  The Homestead …

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