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    "In fact, everywhere in the world there has been a flux between big and small societies. Big political units are constantly being formed, later to fragment. The individual pieces try to pull apart, and then they join together again. One sees that in Europe: There have been unifications and then dissolutions and reunifications. So in the long run, it's 10,000 steps toward amalgamation offsetting 9,999 steps toward falling apart again. In businesses and industries, I would guess that's also true."

    - Jared Diamond,, added Sep 1, 2017

    Jared Diamond

    • Born: September 10, 1937
    • Occupation: Scientist
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