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A WORLD FEDERATION — by Prof John Scales Avery

Prof John Scales Avery, PhDwas part of a group that shared the 1995 Nobel Peace Prize​ A “With law shall our land be built up, but with lawlessness laid waste.”Njal’s Saga, Iceland, c 1270 AD Quick Navigation The present United Nations CharterWhy call war an “institution”?A World FederationThe success of federationsLaws binding on individualsGreatly increased financial […]

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THE IMPORTANCE OF ALTERNATIVE MEDIA – by Prof. John Scales Avery

Prof John Scales Avery, PhDwas part of a group that shared the 1995 Nobel Peace Prize The superficiality of today’s televisionThe wealth and power of the establishmentNewspapers and warThe mass media and our present crisisOur duty to future generations The superficiality of today’s televisionSocial critic Neil Postman contrasted the futures predicted in Nineteen Eighty-Four and Brave […]

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THE INFORMATION EXPLOSION –by Prof John Scales Avery

Prof John Scales Avery, PhDwas part of a group that shared the 1995 Nobel Peace Prize​I would like to announce the publication of a new book entitled “The Information Explosion”. This book discusses the role of information in evolution, and especially in the evolution of human culture. Articles and book chapters that I have previously written […]

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THE DEVIL’S DYNAMO –John Scales Avery

Prof John Scales Avery, PhDwas part of a group that shared the 1995 Nobel Peace Prize​I would like to announce the publication of a new book entitled “The Devil’s Dynamo”. It is a collection of articles and book chapters that I have written about the way in which military-industrial complexes throughout the world drive and perpetuate […]

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NUCLEAR WEAPONS: AN ABSOLUTE EVIL – by John Scales Avery

 On July 7, 2017, the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons was adopted by an overwhelming majority, 122 to 1, by the United Nations General Assembly. The adoption of the treaty, a milestone in humanity’s efforts to rid itself of nuclear insanity, was to a large extent due to the efforts of ICAN’s participating […]

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Europe Must Not Be a Vassal to Trump’s USA

Prof. John Scales Avery, Ph.D., who was part of a group that shared the 1995 Nobel Peace Prize for their work in organizing the Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs, is a member of the TRANSCEND Network and Associate Professor Emeritus at the H.C. Ørsted Institute, University of Copenhagen, Denmark. He is chairman of […]

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Human Nature: An Evolutionary Paradox – by Prof. John Scales Avery

Prof. John Scales Avery, Ph.D., was part of a group that shared the 1995 Nobel Peace Prize for their work in organizing the Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs. Member of the TRANSCEND Network. Associate Professor Emeritus at the H.C. Ørsted Institute, University of Copenhagen, Denmark. Chairman of both the Danish National Pugwash Group […]