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When ideas have sex

Showing how the engine of human progress has been the meeting and mating of ideas to make new ideas.

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Jul 21, 2010 • 16 min read
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Summary

Author Matt Ridley shows how, throughout history, the engine of human progress has been the meeting and mating of ideas to make new ideas. It's not important how clever individuals are, he says; what really matters is how smart the collective brain is.

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