Guest Post J. Vanne
“In the end, all corruption will come about as a consequence of the natural sciences.”
– Søren Kierkegaard
As Blaise Pascal once noted, once science is divorced from ethics, scientists will use their skills to pursue power, not truth. The issue of global warming is, as I will demonstrate below, a direct case study of this exact issue. But what, exactly, is behind the frantic, daily global warming warnings, trumpeted daily by everyone from the president to the easily influenced mainstream media reporter?
Actually, what lurks underneath the global warming mantra is the very same thing (Read More....)
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by MN Gordon Economic Prism
Today we break from the past, and leap over the present, to focus our attention on the 12 months ahead. There’s a New Year in front of us and we step into it with excitement and anticipation. What will 2014 bring?
Will the stock market continue its uninterrupted trajectory to the moon? Will the new Fed Chair, Janet Yellen, make an even bigger mess of things than her bearded predecessor? Will the economy finally shift into second gear? Will the sky fall?
These are just some of the many questions. But what are the answers?
“It’s tough to make predictions, especially about the future,” said Yogi Berra. Nonetheless, we won’t let that stop us…we never have before. Why start now?
Instead, we grin in the face of our limitations. We sharpen our pencil and get after it with unblemished curiosity. We may often be wrong. But we are rarely without thought.
What follows, for fun and for free, are several simple guesses for the year ahead…
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As the powers that be ramp up their latest global warming push (with the history-challenged masses long forgetting ClimateGate), a few facts need to be reviewed. Farley Mowat, the noted Canadian leftist and Greenpeace activist, wrote in his book West Viking (written while we were still in the global cooling scare) that there were probably at least dwarf forests growing in Greenland when the Vikings arrived in 985 AD and the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History reports “… Erik the Red discovered two areas of southwest Greenland which were suitable for farming, with grasslands and small stands of alder and birch.” – see Archeological Survey of Canada, Canada’s Visual History, The Little Ice and the Historic Inuit, (Read More....)
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