Demand deeds, not words. Claims of values demand clear demonstrations. In the language of modern American politics (and surely elsewhere), one word has become debased currency. Values. When Bill Clinton said, “I […]
Libertarians who feel that their personal liberty is threatened by industrial climate disruption are more susceptible than most to confirmation bias and motivated reasoning. That’s why so many libertarians deny the reality of industrial climate disruption.
Libertarians and engineers are often found among the vocal minority of people who deny the reality of industrial climate disruption. Part 1 of a series discusses recent research into the moral values and personality traits of libertarians.
“My wife and I were happy for twenty years. Then we met.” Who said it?
“Ordinary life is pretty complex stuff.” Who said it?
Every once in awhile I come across unrelated stories that somehow associate themselves in my mind. Take these, for instance: First, I hope you saw Lex’s tribute to Starchild (given name, Gary […]
I have no doubt that the climate is changing, nor that it will continue to change. It seems reasonably well established that the Earth has gone through extreme climate swings in the […]
You have to love the headline: GOP set to launch rebranding effort WASHINGTON (CNN) – Coming soon to a battleground state near you: a new effort to revive the image of the […]
by Michael Tracey It isn’t just that there is an appetite for scandal, sex, sleaze, death narratives, it is also that feeding such appetites can be very profitable. The fact is that […]