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21 Solutions to Save the World

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posted on May, 3 2007 @ 07:22 AM

21 Solutions to Save the World

We live in an age of anxiety. People everywhere fear the next terrorist attack. Meanwhile, we slowly grow numb to Iraq’s endless string of kidnappings and suicide bombings. Between bird flu, tsunamis, and loose nukes, our list of fears is getting longer. So, we asked 21 leading thinkers: What is one solution that would make the world a better place? Here are their answers.

(1) A Global Magna Carta By Garry Kasparov

(2) Save the Russians! By Nicholas Eberstadt

(3) Masters of Their Domain By Mikko Hypponen

(4) A Patently Simple Idea By Sebastian Mallaby

(5) Fund What Works By Esther Duflo

(6) 450 Ways to Stop Global Warming By Bill McKibben

(7) Time for a Sea Change By Paul Saffo

(8) A Shot of Prevention By Seth Berkley

(9) An Embarrassment of Riches By Howard Gardner

(10) Flip the Switch By Amy Myers Jaffe

(11) No Representation Without Taxation By Philip Bobbitt

(12) How to Stop a Serial Killer By Jeffrey D. Sachs

(13) The World for Sale By C.K. Prahalad

(14) A Radical Solution By R. Scott Appleby

(15) How to Win By John Arquilla

(16) The Second Sex By Stephen Lewis

(17) Take Your Vitamins By Bjørn Lomborg

(18) The Nuclear Option By Lt. Gen. William E. Odom

(19) Legalize It By Christopher Hitchens

(20) A Smarter Superpower By Joseph S. Nye Jr.

(21) A Chorus of Solutions By Thomas Homer-Dixon
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posted on May, 3 2007 @ 07:22 AM
This is a amazing article. The range of ideas presented here are stunning. I highly recommend a through reading of it. I am still working on it and it has a lot in it to think about.
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posted on May, 3 2007 @ 07:35 AM
I think thats cool.
I have a list like that.

its just my top ten list

1. Solar Power
2. Wave Technology Power from ocean waves
3. Hydrogen from High frequency electrolosis of water
4. Water Cars (I found 7 on Youtube)
5. Do not use insecticide or any posion for any reason, no more killing rivers with posion, no more killing animals with posion, no more posion.
6. Eliminate as many chemicals from our enviorment as possible (flame retardent chemicals in our furniture, Teflon, etc)both in the home and from large scale industry into the enviorment...yeah thats a dream!
7. Population Managment, somehow?
8. Live with Nature not above it.
9. Love your Neighbour as yourself
10. Love Mother Earth

posted on May, 4 2007 @ 09:57 PM
Too bad this thread is being ignored... it has a lot of very interesting ideas in it worth discussing.

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