Cool It

However, the greatest immorality of all concerns the masses in the developing world. It is excellent that, in so many parts of the developing world — the so-called emerging economies — economic growth is now firmly on the march, as they belatedly put in place the sort of economic policy framework that brought prosperity to […]

1970 Earth Day Failed Predictions

“Air pollution… is certainly going to take hundreds of thousands of lives in the next few years alone.” Paul Ehrlich, Stanford University biologist“The world has been chilling sharply for about twenty years. If present trends continue, the world will be about four degrees colder for the global mean temperature in 1990, but eleven degrees colder […]

Recreational Marijuana Linked to Brain Changes

Casual pot smoking may be linked to changes in brain areas involved in motivation, emotion, and addiction. And the more joints smoked, the greater the brain changes. From Forbes: Adding to earlier evidence that marijuana may be linked to lasting neurological changes, a new study in the Journal of Neuroscience today finds that even casual pot smoking may have […]

Wind Farms: Legal to Kill Eagles

The Interior Department will finalize a rule Monday that would grant permits to let wind farms kill eagles for up to 30 years, six times longer than current permits allow. Intelligent Conservatives, Read On: Wind farms: Interior Department sacrifices eagle protection for altern

The Kalam Cosmological Argument

The kalam cosmological argument is an exercise in positive apologetics aimed at proving that God exists. It may be formulated as follows:1. Whatever begins to exist has a cause.2. The universe began to exist.3. Therefore, the universe has a cause. Source: The Kalam Cosmological Argument | Reasonable Faith

Neo-Malthusian Errors

Paul Ehrlich predicted that ‘hundreds of millions of people will starve to death’ in the ‘70s, but he failed to take into account man’s propensity to innovate and adapt to changing circumstances Source: Junk Science Week: Ehrlich bombs again | Financial Post