Roger Pielke Jr.: climate science is misusing the future

Seeing the future

Summary: The public policy choices we make about climate policy depend on the future that we expect. Here Roger Pielke Jr. describes an example of how climate scenarios combine needless pessimism with bizarre optimism. Both make planning more difficult and less effective.   "Misusing the Future" A presentation by Roger Pielke Jr. at a symposium on ALternative … Continue reading Roger Pielke Jr.: climate science is misusing the future

Trump wants America to be like Black Panther’s Wakanda

Wakanda

Summary: The Left loves the Black Panther film. So will President Trump. It echos themes that he says will Make America Great Again, including racial homogeneity and the Wall. The film provides a mirror in which we can see ourselves more clearly -- and gain a deeper understanding into America's dysfunctional politics. See my full … Continue reading Trump wants America to be like Black Panther’s Wakanda

A philosopher looks at Star Trek and sees our dark dreams

Summary: Philosopher Kelley Ross gives a harsh review of the Federation as seen in the Star Trek TV shows from "Next Generation" through "Voyager" -- the popular ones loved by liberals. TV shows provide a mirror in which we can see and so better understand our fears and dreams. "The Fascist Ideology of Star Trek "Militarism, … Continue reading A philosopher looks at Star Trek and sees our dark dreams

“Celebs Go Dating” shows young women in action

Emma Pollard and Mike Thalassitis

Summary: For Generation Z, dating is unlike anything seen before. An episode on reality TV shows its weirdness, providing a report from the front lines of the gender wars. Will dating bring the people of Gen Z to fulfilling lives -- or be a bridge to nowhere? A first date on "Celebs Go Dating" I … Continue reading “Celebs Go Dating” shows young women in action

See the media mold the next generation of men

JP Morgan's "Fairy Dadmother" commercial, 4 April 2016

Summary: The Left has near-control of the commercial media. It's the high ground in the culture wars. Here is one example of how they use it -- riding on the almost limitless power of advertising and entertainment dollars -- to mold America. We are mainlining sexism. The commercial media are both mirrors in which we see … Continue reading See the media mold the next generation of men