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Review of Other Minds: The Octopus, the Sea, and the Deep Origins of Consciousness by Peter Godfrey-Smith A common, but mistaken, view of consciousness holds that it is primarily an emergent feature of the brain,...

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Aprille Scully, Socialist Party (CWI in Ireland) Plastic – a durable and inexpensive material – is an invention that has been a boost for humanity, used in everything from medical equipment to clothes. Under capitalism,...

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The ecologist Richard Levins, who passed away in January, was a revolutionary in more ways than one. He made numerous scientific contributions in population genetics, biomathematics, and community ecology, and he served as the head...

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