The “Great Man” theory of history is usually attributed to the Scottish philosopher Thomas Carlyle, who wrote that “the history of the world is but the biography of great men.” He believed that it is the few, the powerful and the famous who shape our collective destiny as a species.

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That theory took a serious beating this year. Read more of this exciting insight …

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  1. Wow – I loved the article and promptly sent it to lots of people! Even if this trend is just a blip in humanity’s progress, I still think it’s amazing that a magazine acknowledged the many rather than the few…

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