On ….Way back from “I’ll scratch your back and you scratch mine” …..to …..Cyberspace….
Scott Atran has something to say….
Anthropologist, National Center for Scientific Research, Paris; Author, In Gods We Trust
THE FOURTH PHASE OF HOMO SAPIENS
I received this year’s Edge Question while in Damascus, shuttling messages from Jerusalem aimed at probing possibilities for peace. And I got to thinking about how my thinking on world peace and transnational violence has been shaped by the Internet, and how the advent of the Internet has framed my view of human history and destiny.