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Celebrate Los Angeles’ survival, despite the predictions

Summary: Despite predictions of certain environmental doom for 2017, Los Angeles has survived. While we celebrate, let’s learn from these and 50 years of other confident predictions designed to frighten us into obedience. Let’s learn from them.   On 15 January 1971 Americans watched a TV show by a hot new director, the 24-year old Steven …

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Update: only 16 months until the destruction of America by pollution!

Summary: We can learn much about modern America by looking at past predictions. Unlike today’s news, we not only can assess their accuracy, but also their reasonableness as forecasts when they were made. We now have 50+ years of predictions from Left and Right, mostly designed to frighten us into obedience. Let’s remember and learn …

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