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GEOGRAPHY & DEVELOPMENT [1]
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What you become depends on where you are. “Why were some cultures able to conquer others? Why do some populations barely scrape by when others have more loot than closet space? Is it genetics? Work ethic? Plain dumb luck?” The answer according to Jared Diamond is GEOGRAPHY » Interview on Wired News