In a way similar to Fairchild Semiconductor in the 1950s, in Silicon Valley,
which spun off something like an extraordinary 140 companies,
and like MIT and Stanford, especially,
with all the companies that have emerged from them,
World Univ & Sch would like to anticipate, and plan for,
companies eventually spinning off from a Subject, etc., -
(which academic ones may become departments).
(Here's a Silicon Valley Timeline -
MB: having fun looking at the timeline of Silicone Valley... i like this one: 1999: Google has 8 employees
If all of MIT OCW moves to video lectures with time,
accessible on handheld video computers,
how will the World Univ & Sch's online, interactive
'Conference Method for Teaching & Learning' (vis-a-vis Reed College's) -
see wiki subject here:
(http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Subjects) - work?
Scott: Is there a (metaphorical) 'ecology' of consequences for perpetrators of 'wrongdoing,'
in the context of evolutionary history,
for we human primates?
I may add this question to World Univ & Sch's Peace & Social Justice Studies' -
wiki, subject page.
What can we learn about this, academically,
especially from the other human primate species closest to us
(e.g. 2 species of chimps, 3 species of gorillas, and 2 species of orangutans, etc.)
... especially in terms of universals, vis-a-vis, for example, nonharming ...
given that some of the other 3-100 million species harm ...
(Language, law and cultural relativism, to name just a few issues, convolute this issue a lot).
RJ: I don't know if this would address your question, but you might be interested in The Origins of Virtue by Matt Ridley.
Scott: Thanks, - haven't read it yet, and it might ... :)
JDM: Scott, I thank you once again for pointing me in a good direction.
(http://scott-macleod.blogspot.com/2011/09/skocjan-caves-slovenia-similar-to.html - September 27, 2011)