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Homo Prometheus

  • Andrew Y. GliksonEmail author
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Part of the SpringerBriefs in Earth Sciences book series (BRIEFSEARTH)

Abstract

A species able to magnify its entropy effect in nature by orders of magnitude, as the genus Homo has done through mastery of fire and the splitting of the atom, needs to be a perfectly wise and controlled species, lest its invention gets out of hand.

Keywords

Hadron Collider Mass Extinction Event Anthropogenic Global Heating Palm Grove Edward Teller 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Archaeology and AnthropologyAustralian National UniversityCanberraAustralia

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