Category Archives: Global Warming

Let’s See What’s in the News Today: 10/16/2011

Books Nice!  Camus’ The Fall has been turned into a 5-minute animation.  Note: this will only make sense if you’ve read the book.  Otherwise, you might be lost:  Culture Alcohol does not cause violence, promiscuity, or anti-social behavior.  Rather, it’s your cultural expectation … Continue reading

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A Conversation with a Climate-Change Sceptic

There’s a interesting email exchange between Steve Connor and Freeman Dyson.  Dyson is a world-renown physicist and he rejects climate change.  Unfortunately, he ends the conversation too soon.  It’s as if he’s the interlocutor of Plato’s dialogues.  He does talk … Continue reading

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Theories for the Middle East Conflict

As promised from a previous post, I would present some theories or models as to why there’s a huge conflict in the Middle East.  These aren’t my views.  They are views that I have picked up over time and have … Continue reading

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Some Solutions to the Global Warming Crisis

This is an interesting Pascal’s Wager type of bet.  So instead of saying if Global Warming is true or not, he’s saying let’s make a bet on how we should act.  In fact, the truth about Global Warming becomes moot.  … Continue reading

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Zakaria on America’s Problem + 25 Things You Should Know

In this weeks Newsweek, Fareed Zakaria makes a great argument that America’s biggest flaw is that we can’t fix something, unless it’s a crisis. For example, when the economy started to burst, we immediately sprang into action and tried to … Continue reading

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Benefit of the Doubt: An Inconsistency in the Pro-Life Abortion Movement AND the Environment

I’ve come across another inconsistency.  Let me be clear.  I’m not saying that the pro-life movement is itself inconsistent.  Nor am I saying that anything within environmental ethics is inconsistent either.  Taking them both together, however, is where the inconsistency … Continue reading

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Why is Global Warming a political issue?

I can understand why these big issues become political.  I understand why abortion is a political issue.  I get that.  I understand why the war in Iraq is a political issue.  And I can certainly understand why freedom of speech … Continue reading

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