Monthly Archives: September 2018

China Retreats from Green Abyss, Re-Embraces Coal Power

Renewables and the high electricity rates they ushered in drove individuals into energy poverty and led industry to flee, putting the lie to the claim that wind and solar are the fuels of the future. __ FP China, Germany, Japan, … Continue reading

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US Prosperity: Europe is Poorer, But Switzerland is Better

… if you look at the U.S. average ($54,629), it obviously is higher than economic output in European nations. And if you prefer direct measures of living standards, then data on consumption from the OECD also shows that America is … Continue reading

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We are Living in an Alzheimer World

We Must Take a More Intelligent Approach to Dementia Emerging evidence suggests that Alzheimer’s-related brain changes may result from a complex interplay among abnormal tau and beta-amyloid proteins and several other factors. It appears that abnormal tau accumulates in specific … Continue reading

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The Curdling of the American Mind

Below, Jordan Peterson interviews the two authors of the recently released book “The Coddling of the American Mind:” Watch the first ten minutes of the interview above, and you will understand why I suggest substitution the word “curdling” in place … Continue reading

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Density

Density: The quality or condition of being dense. The quantity of something per unit measure, especially per unit length, area, or volume. The mass per unit volume of a substance under specified conditions of pressure and temperature. __ The American … Continue reading

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Obama Marvels at Donald Trump’s Big “Magic Wand!”

Two years ago, Barack Obama proclaimed that the only way that Trump could boost economic growth and manufacturing in the US, was to wave a “magic wand.” Former Obama economist Larry Summers famously declared that economic growth in the US … Continue reading

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Shocking Rules for Preventing Personal Poverty

According to the British Cohort Study, following just a few rules in adolescence and early adulthood will reduce your likelihood of being impoverished. Finish High School, or the equivalent Avoid Teen Pregnancy Avoid Long Term Unemployment in Your Early Twenties … Continue reading

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Income for High School Dropouts vs. Various College Degrees

Income and Unemployment by College Degree The table above compares the top 5 US college degrees with the bottom 5. For a closer look at the analysis done by BankRate to reach their conclusions, see here. … actuarial science was … Continue reading

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Why Is It That They Can Only Destroy?

Resilient Populations Some populations have the capacity to work their way up out of dire poverty — and some populations lack the capacity to lift themselves. After the utter destruction of Germany and Japan in World War II, and the … Continue reading

Posted in Demographics

I Could Not Find Sex Dolls on This Chart

The prices for hospital care and college tuition are shooting through the roof, while prices for televisions and computers have been dropping. Automobile prices have been relatively flat, while wage increases are barely outrunning the increases in costs for food … Continue reading

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Half the Sperm of Our Grandfathers

Less Semen, Fewer Sperm, Lower Testosterone: Not only were sperm counts per milliliter of semen down by more than 50 percent since 1973, but total sperm counts were down by almost 60 percent: We are producing less semen, and that … Continue reading

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