Why, after 30 years of debate about the best policy response to climate change, is there little support in America for action?
Here is why our military keeps losing wars: "Not out fault" replaced "No excuses."
Summary: Martin van Creveld looks at a disturbing trend in the West -- the increasing age of adulthood. We expect less maturity from young adults and deny them the responsibility that helps them grow. They live down to our expectations. Both they and society are the losers from this. “Infantilization” By Martin van Creveld. … Continue reading Martin van Creveld warns about the infantilization of our youth
Summary: Why did NAZI Germany not build an atomic bomb, despite their long head start? This is a powerful story of individuals under intense pressure, with conflicting moral obligations and facing great personal risk, deciding to do what's bestt for America. It is one of the great success stories of WWII, and can inspire us … Continue reading The success of the NAZI atomic bomb program can inspire us today
Summary: We would understand this election better by consulting a wider range of experts than the usual journalists (experts on the election steeplechase) and political gurus (experts on the electoral games). This post looks at the psychology of the manipulator and the victim, which nicely describes the roles of elite and voter in America today. … Continue reading Psychology explains Campaign 2016: the 8 tactics of manipulation & lying that win elections