The Rational Optimist: How Prosperity Evolves (P.S.)

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For this last night of carnival the big house had decorated all its balconies with rows of coloured paper lanterns right up to the roof. The uncivilized conversely are: non-Western; rural, or worse, savage; idolatrous, fanatical, literalist, and theocratic; unlawful and violent (i.e., given to violence outside juridical procedure); crude or rude; lazy, anarchic, and unproductive; communistic, poor, and inconvenienced or beleaguered; piratical and thievish; fratricidal (or, indeed, cannibalistic) and unfree; uncultured, ignorant, illiterate, superstitious, and at nature’s mercy.

Pages: 480

Publisher: Harper Perennial; Reprint edition (June 7, 2011)

ISBN: 0061452068

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