The American empire is waning, ethnic hatred is growing and economic stability is crumbling.
Nuclear non-proliferation is today's single most important issue.
Greed and fear are high on the list.
Historian Niall Ferguson on worshiping Charles Darwin, Adam Smith and Issac Newton.
Too many arguments are simplistic, Ferguson says.
Its a combination of both, says Ferguson
Documentary makers in the United States, particularly, like to represent World War II as a kind of morality play.
Niall Ferguson believes that if we destroy human civilization, we certainly destroy history.
All of history is the history of empires.
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