5 questions for Johan Norberg on the benefits of an open society

Societies prosper when they’re based around openness to innovation and outsiders, but there’s no guarantee that such an embrace will last forever. Indeed, humanity spent hundreds of thousands of years living in small, subsistent tribes, ....

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Openness and the story of human progress: My long-read Q&A with Johan Norberg

History has featured several societies defined by openness. From Ancient Greece, to the Abbasid Caliphate, to China’s Song Dynasty, many cultures embraced trade and innovation for a time. But these societies eventually all turned inward, ....

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