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In The Long Run We Are All Alive

The experience of Whiston, and his pseudoscience prophecy, shows that predictions of the end of the world come and go while people still remain. Sometimes the fallout of these predictions, and the foolishness they provoke, is limited. Other times the foolishness they provoke leads to catastrophe. Continue reading

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Why Government Control Is Overrated

There is much confusion from Republicans and Democrats about what’s torturing the American landscape.  Middle American red state towns have slipped into a self-induced opioid coma.  Wealthy blue state cities along the east and west coasts are rotting from the inside out. Continue reading

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“The Future Ain’t What It Used to Be”

The populace, through a long sequence of self-inflicted economic and social depravities, has a bazillion and one fire ants up its pantaloons. What’s more, they don’t like the uneven mix of pain and panic this provokes. But they aren’t quite sure how to put a stop to it. Continue reading

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The Downright Sinister Rearrangement of Riches

Let’s begin with facts.  Cold hard unadorned facts. Water boils at 212 degrees Fahrenheit at standard atmospheric pressure.  Squaring the circle using a compass and straightedge is impossible.  The sun is a star. Facts, of course, must not be confused … Continue reading

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