Daily Archives: December 1, 2019

Climate Change Pessimism: Helpful or Harmful?

There is some debate in climate change circles as to whether there is too much pessimism on the subject and whether this is or is not helpful. My dark riff: I am always reminded of the Hungarian Jews. They had … Continue reading

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Impeachment in a Picture

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Democrat Weak on Push Back Strategy

It’s always funny to me as a sometime historian, how short memories are. We are investigating or have been the last three years the actions of a Republican President that seem to me to amount to treason: involving foreign powers … Continue reading

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Albert Camus Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech

Time again for this 1957 speech: Especially this: “Each generation doubtless feels called upon to reform the world. Mine knows that it will not reform it, but its task is perhaps even greater. It consists in preventing the world from … Continue reading

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Ways to Argue: Rubbish!

I suppose I grew up in a very argumentative culture: the South Wales valleys where everyone loved arguing for the sheer joy of it. And also to get a better take on reality and politics and all. To learn via … Continue reading

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Some Good News

Some good news: insecticide treated mosquito nets distributed for free by aid programs saved 450 million lives from Malaria in the period 2000-15 according to Nature as cited in “Good Economics for Hard Times by Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo”: … Continue reading

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Not Even Sites about Conflict Should Lack Pictures of Dogs

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