From Bifrost Journal of Social Science, Agust Einarsson (Bifrost): The Economic Impact of Public Cultural Expenditures on Creative Industries Under Increasing Globalization. From Archipelago, Katherine McNamara on the dangerous unknown of our untested innocence; and technology and democracy: Jeffrey H. Matsuura on Thomas Jefferson and intellectual property law. David Warsh writes of a brave army of heretics and the idea of economic complexity.  Coming up conservative: How to maintain quality control in the movement pipeline. A review of How Round is Your Circle? Where Engineering and Mathematics Meet by John Bryant and Chris Sangwin. A review of On Deep History and the Brain by Daniel Lord Smail. From Free Inquiry, Army, Flag, and Cross: Reverie on a ribbon. Anne-Marie Slaughter reviews Cullen Murphy's The New Rome; and an excerpt from Global Politics After 9/11: The Democratiya Interviews by Michael Walzer. Time and timeless: Gerald Russello on the historical imagination of Russell Kirk. From In Character, Clifford Orwin on how an emotion became a virtue: It took some help from Rousseau and Montesquieu; and what if they gave out compassionate conservatism and nobody cared?: "Why Blacks Should Give Bush a Chance" sounded like the punch line of a joke. Here are 7 "eccentric" geniuses who were clearly just insane.

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