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    Thousands of years ago, humans domesticated every

    “Thousands of years ago, humans domesticated every possible large wild mammal species fulfilling all those criteria and worth domesticating, with the result that there have been no valuable additions of domestic animals in recent times, despite the efforts of modern science.”

    — Jared Diamond

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    No government is here forever. And there

    “No government is here forever. And there are other forces – the most potent force in our society, in fact, big business – doing good for the environment.”

    — Jared Diamond

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    Technology has to be invented or adopted.

    “Technology has to be invented or adopted.”

    — Jared Diamond

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    Biology is the science. Evolution is the

    “Biology is the science. Evolution is the concept that makes biology unique.”

    — Jared Diamond

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    I decided that now is the time

    “I decided that now is the time to start doing the things that really interest me and I find important. It was in the 10 years of the MacArthur grant that I began working on my first book… and I began putting more work into environmental history.”

    — Jared Diamond

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    The main thing that gives me hope

    “The main thing that gives me hope is the media. We have radio, TV, magazines, and books, so we have the possibility of learning from societies that are remote from us, like Somalia. We turn on the TV and see what blew up in Iraq or we see conditions in Afghanistan.”

    — Jared Diamond

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    No government is here forever. And there

    “No government is here forever. And there are other forces – the most potent force in our society, in fact, big business – doing good for the environment.”

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    The main thing that gives me hope

    “The main thing that gives me hope is the media. We have radio, TV, magazines, and books, so we have the possibility of learning from societies that are remote from us, like Somalia. We turn on the TV and see what blew up in Iraq or we see conditions in Afghanistan.”

    — Jared Diamond

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    Tasmanian history is a study of human

    “Tasmanian history is a study of human isolation unprecedented except in science fiction – namely, complete isolation from other humans for 10,000 years.”

    — Jared Diamond

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