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1 year 4 months ago
Traditionalism and hostility to social innovation were central to Mannheim’s … sociological analysis of conservatism. Rossiter … too, defined...
2 years 4 months ago
Ever notice how the story goes? As soon as you hear the story you know what is coming down the pike. Idiot pumped up on white supremacy kills people...
3 years 1 month ago
We naturally impute credibility—including knowledge and shared interests—to putative experts whose cultural outlooks are congenial to our own...
3 years 4 months ago
Why would people who are politically conservative be more likely to deny the evidence about climate change? Well, conservatives are generally what...
3 years 5 months ago
An observation worth noting … and pondering, from the 2012 report “ The New American Oil Boom, ” issued by the Energy Security Leadership Council (a...
3 years 6 months ago
An observation worth noting … and pondering, from Tom Whipple : Our society cannot sustain itself with energy returns in the 5-7 range without...
3 years 7 months ago
An observation worth noting … and pondering, from Donald A. Brown: US politicians frequently assert that it is an open question whether humans are...
3 years 7 months ago
Keeping citizens uninformed, if not entirely unaware of not just the facts but an understanding about consequences, isn’t exactly a noble, integrity-...
3 years 7 months ago
Apparently, the possibility that some innovations might be introduced, if they aren’t already in an undefined but probably—or at least likely—manner...
3 years 8 months ago
Peak Oil (and climate change) are—to those of us who do accept the evidence and expert assessments—serious, fact-based realities which will soon...
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