Category Archives: Political Ideology

R.I.P. Victims of Terrorism in Paris

I apologize for not posting this sooner.  I schedule some of my posts in advance and was very busy yesterday.  I will reschedule the ones for yesterday and today for next weekend. Clearly there were many failures in France,  but … Continue reading

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Climate Wars Damage Science

Matt Ridley has written an excellent article, The Climate Wars Damage Science in the Australian science publication Quadrant Online June 19, 2015: “The great thing about science is that it’s self correcting.  The good drives out the bad, because experiments … Continue reading

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Political Geology

Earthsky today links to a new USGS report on “induced seismicity”  linking earthquakes to human activity.  As I read the report and negotiated  my way through the thickets of tortured syntax and the brambles of labored locutions, there is a … Continue reading

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Left Right Center…What does it mean? Not what you think

“…there is always a well-known solution to every human problem — neat, plausible, and wrong…”  H.L. Mencken The building in the picture is the Palais Bourbon, Paris, France where the National Assembly meets.  The National Assembly is the national legislature … Continue reading

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