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“Of all ignorance, the ignorance of the educated is the most dangerous. Not only are educated people likely to have more influence, they are the last people to suspect that they don’t know what they are talking about when they go outside their narrow fields.” – Thomas Sowell


The Latest From Our Deep Thinkers

An Argument for Nuance

An unfortunate aspect of our discourse is the tendency toward simplistic explanations for complex problems. Unfortunately, most things in life are complicated.


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Gettin’ Old

Getting old sucks. I can’t hear. I can’t see. I forget what I was doing.


Man Made Climate Change

The core question: How do we make solid decisions for our future selves / future generations?

There is little doubt in the scientific community that man made climate change is happening and that the projected consequences are horrible.

Climate Change

Like religion and politics, debate about climate change can be volatile and misunderstood and needs much more discussion and action than articles like this to fully be resolved.


Politics

National Debt

It seems that we have lost sight of the national debt in recent years. That is not because it isn’t there or isn’t growing.

Mistake Vs. Conflict Theory

There are two interesting theories of political discourse: Conflict Theory and Mistake Theory. Let’s investigate each of them, and see what we might learn about a superior path.



Aliens

Aliens. Damn it, it’s always aliens. I’m not talking about the boarder crossing kind, I’ve got no problem with them. Hell, most of them are smarter than me anyway. I’m talking about space aliens.


“The nine most terrifying words in the English language are: I’m from the Government, and I’m here to help”

RONALD REAGAN

“Reagan was right. But equally terrifying is the average citizen exclaiming without any thought, ‘There ought to be a law!’ and then vote without any thought.”

THOMAS ADAMS
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