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John Gray

John Gray

Writing for PS since 2002
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Professor of European Thought at the London School of Economics. His latest book, Straw Thoughts on Humans and Other Animals, was published in September 2002.

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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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