Punctuaded equilibrium

There’s a concept in biological evolution called punctuated equilibrium, which states that species can exist for eons in relative stability then burst into sudden evolutionary change. Culture and consciousness can evolve this way as well, and last week was a sterling example. This was the week America moved into the green meme. Here Jeff Salzman offers some thoughts on the big events.

America Goes Green Meme: Thoughts On A Week of Thunderbolts


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