hysteria

Hysteria

MeToo = Salem Witch trials 2.0

#MeToo is America having another of our too-frequent bouts of mass hysteria. The similarities show how little we learned from our mistakes in 1692.

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Requiem for fear. Let’s learn from failed predictions to have confidence in ourselves & our future

Summary: If journalists find it difficult to fill the spaces between ads, they might run articles debunking past popular predictions of doom. They could easily do so monthly. This week brought an unusually large harvest of evidence disproving the doomsters. We should ask ourselves why were we so credulous, even gullible, to believe these stories? …

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A situation report about two headine issues – and a more serious problem

Summary:  Economic and political conditions have slowly evolved since the major nations began massive stimulus programs in early 2009.  Now the pace may be accelerating.  This post briefly looks at three major issues in the US (more coming later).  As usual on the FM website, this states analysis and forecasts in clear language; the reader mentally can …

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