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Global Warming for the Rational: Tutorial 1

Right before New Year 2018, I commented on my Facebook Page on the lack of comments regarding the extreme cold raging in Canada and in the north of the US. We are talking about actual record-breaking low temperatures. I meant … Continue reading

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Climate Change Fiascoes and the Second Amendment

     In the week ending April 9th 2016, the Climate Change campaign suffered not one but two fiascoes. I am not sure that anyone besides me noticed. People are busy. They work; they rear their children. Many don’t have time … Continue reading

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Cave Paintings and Elementary Science

This is a travel story of sorts, of travel through time, to an extent. Be patient. Directly to the west of Marseille, the second largest city in France are a series of beautiful, narrow coves, like fjords, situated in a … Continue reading

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Trump the Shout

I have to admit I perplex myself right now. After the two Republican candidates debates, I have to admit I can see myself committing a scandalous voting act. Seeing the possibility of a choice between Clintons, the multiple crooks and … Continue reading

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Bad Day for Favorite Liberal Causes (Corrected)

An earlier version of this posting contained a big mistake. Shame on those who read it for not yelling! Amnesty International, that well-known right wing conspiracy organization just came up with disturbing news. According to AI, Hamas, which governs the … Continue reading

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Facts vs Narrative: American Peronismo

Anyone who has written anything other than an accident report, maybe even only three letters to his mother, knows or guesses the following: facts often interfere with the quality of a narrative. Only very great writers manage to incorporate all … Continue reading

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Global Warming and Scholarly Conspiracies, etc. Part Two

In Part One of Scholarly Conspiracies, Scholarly Corruption and Global Warming, I drew on my own experience as a scholar to describe how the scientific enterprise can easily become corrupted for anodyne, innocent reasons, for reasons that are not especially … Continue reading

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