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August 25, 2008

A Bit of Welcome Optimism

In the most recent issue of Scientific American, regular columnist Jefrey Sachs revisited the thinking of Enlightenment scholar Thomas Malthus to make some of the points I’ve been belaboring in this blog. When I finally had enough time to read his column at leisure, my delay was rewarded by finding that not only had an extended version been published on the SciAm web site since my print edition was delivered, but it represents such an ideal summation of my own thinking that I can unhesitatingly urge everyone to read it carefully while I compose a short essay to explain how the additional information supplied by my patients creates the basis for some optimism.

Doctor Tom

Posted by tjeffo at August 25, 2008 07:26 PM