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OK but there is a big potential conflict lurking here. If it turns out that a diet based almost entirely on animal fat and protein is best for us and at the same time that such a diet is the worst for the planet, what should we do?

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Hello Sarah! Thanks for answering questions.

Stephen Pinker's book 'The Better Angels of our Nature' reports some evidence that 'gentle commerce' and the web of mutual dependencies that result may play a strong role in suppressing inter-state violence.

This was quite interesting to me. It kind of reads like 'Rotary Club of Akron Ohio Saves the World.'

Do you think that improved low-level, economic engagement with Afghanistan would motivate the merchant class to act as a counterweight to corruption? Could this have enough scale to make a meaningful difference?