HULK MOSH
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HULK MOSH

Cabin fever is bringing out the best in the believalists. As you know, John Ridgway and I reveled, in a recent thread, in the unraveling of a ranting and raving Steven Mosher. (Good reveries, good reveries.) No précis could begin to do justice to the informatically dense skirmish between the Self and the Mosh. So, … Continue reading

Mythbusting the Oil Libel
renewables

Mythbusting the Oil Libel

[This is a lazy, boilerplate response to the even lazier notion that Big Oil is behind climate skepticism. I’m sick of copying and pasting it for their edification. It’s a work in progress and some links are missing. —BK] Dear Oil Linkers, Your Logical Fallacy is: Boring Me. I know you think you’re smearing skeptics, … Continue reading

There has Never Been as Much History as There is Now, Finds Already-Obsolete Study
literature

There has Never Been as Much History as There is Now, Finds Already-Obsolete Study

Oh, clap clap, reader. Yeah, you caught me: that’s a thinly-rephrased headline from The Onion.* Enjoy your victory (to quote the citizens of Asculum, to Pyrrhus). You probably think you’ve outsmarted me, but you’ve merely revealed what you were doing at your cubicle all day in the early noughties, at that web-streaming startup, instead of … Continue reading

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Excuses, excuses

I know, I know, I promised to write you a lengthy epistle days ago. And it’s not as if I’m unaware, or anything like that, of my duty to blog. Rest assured: yes, with such a powerful voice comes a keen knowledge of the debt I owe your children, and your children’s children, to use … Continue reading