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Abraham Loeb

Abraham Loeb

Writing for PS since 2014
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Abraham Loeb is the chair of Harvard University’s astronomy department, the founding director of Harvard’s Black Hole Initiative, and the director of the Institute for Theory and Computation within the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. 

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    The Terrorism Paradox

    Robert Skidelsky

    As the number of deaths from terrorism in Western Europe declines, public alarm about terrorist attacks grows. But citizens should stay calm and not give governments the tools they increasingly demand to win the “battle” against terrorism, crime, or any other technically avoidable misfortune that life throws up.

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