The latest issue of Anthropologies is out. Adam Goodwin (Ottawa): Thermodynamics and Human Activity. Survival International has released close-up pictures of uncontacted Indians, exactly a year after aerial photos from Brazil astonished the world. The Illusionist: How Herbert Marcuse convinced a generation that censorship is tolerance and other politically correct tricks. The mystery of the disappearing bees has been solved. Teju Cole on the White Savior Industrial Complex: If we are going to interfere in the lives of others, a little due diligence is a minimum requirement. For high tech companies, going public sucks. Finding Goatse: Adrian Chen on the mystery man behind the most disturbing Internet meme in history. Where language meets activity: A review essay on Language as Dialogue: From Rules to Principles of Probability by Edda Weigand (and an interview). The Sinatra of social science: Pat Moynihan once encountered Nixon in the hall of the White House and said "Mr. President, James Q. Wilson is the smartest man in the United States. The president of the United States should pay attention to what he has to say".

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