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"The real problem of humanity is the following: we have Paleolithic emotions, medieval institutions, and god-like technology."

"In 1978, just before E. O. Wilson gave his talk at a public debate, the microphone was taken over by members of International Committee Against Racism chanting "Racist Wilson you can't hide, we charge you with genocide"." --Sholem Stein

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E. O. Wilson (1929 – 2021) was an American writer, biologist and naturalist best-known for his book Sociobiology: The New Synthesis (1975).

He was a researcher (sociobiology, biodiversity), theorist (consilience, biophilia), naturalist (conservationist) and author. His biological specialty is myrmecology, the study of ants.

Wilson was a two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction. He is known for his career as a scientist, his advocacy for environmentalism, and his secular-humanist and deist ideas pertaining to religious and ethical matters.


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Edited Works

  • From So Simple a Beginning: Darwin's Four Great Books, edited with introductions by Edward O. Wilson (2010 W.W. Norton)


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