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The book gives an account on historic events and some causes based on archeology, genetics research, linguistics and other fields, with a focus on the differences between Eurasia and the Americas + Australia. Those were as accurate as possible when the book was written, and are not substantially different in 2020, even if some data has changed. However the ...


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Mills' ideas of "toleration, liberty, and experiments in living" were grounded in the Enlightenment of the 17th and 18th century, in which the "rule of reason" swept Europe, but not (yet) other parts of the world. This, in turn, was grounded in the moral superiority of science (the industrial revolution) and law (the social contract and ...


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Yes, he was. The book you're looking for is Considerations on Representative Government. [A] people must be considered unfit for more than a limited and qualified freedom who will not co-operate actively with the law and the public authorities in the repression of evil-doers. A people who are more disposed to shelter a criminal than to apprehend him; who, ...


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