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“Learning to Die in the Anthropocene” by Roy Scranton

Well I just read in one sitting Roy Scranton’s “Learning to Die in the Anthropocene: Reflections on the End of a Civilization” (Hint the book is not about individual, but imminent civilizational mortality and can be summed up in one … Continue reading

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Learning to Die (as a Civilization) in the Anthropecene:

 Great and profound article by Roy Scranton in today’s New York Times: http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/11/10/learning-how-to-die-in-the-anthropocene/?hp&rref=opinion&_r=0 Jeffery DelViscio 1. Driving into Iraq just after the 2003 invasion felt like driving into the future. We convoyed all day, all night, past Army checkpoints and burned-out … Continue reading

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Climate Change, Fundamentalism and Bayes’ Thereom

I loved reading Nate Silver (he of the accurate 2012 election forecasts) new book ‘The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail but Some Don’t.’ I especially liked his chapter on climate change: A Climate of Healthy Skepticism. … Continue reading

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Confirmation Bias and Climate Change

Someone just asked my conflict favourite question: ‘What would it take to change your mind?’ It was in an excellent article by Tom Chivers in yesterday’s UK Daily Telegraph. Read it. It might change your mind but remember the impact … Continue reading

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Conflict Humor: Climate Change Skepticism

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Denial of the Rise of Fascism: Winston Churchill Quote

For some reason, I have always seen a close connection between the Appeasement process, that denied the seriousness of the rise of fascism in Germany, Austria and Italy in the 1930s, until it was almost too late; and the denial that … Continue reading

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Conflict Art: Environmental Conflict

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