Mysteries of Oslo
The tenuous relation of the Nobel Peace Prize to peace.

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  • Disparity between the #American and #European reactions to the Peace Prize is vivid evidence of #AmericanExceptionalism.

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  • Many Peace Prize winners are champions of human rights and the oppressed, not peace advocates or peacemakers.

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  • Economics of Nobel Prizes-restricting the supply would make each more valuable. Debasing the currency is no virtue.

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