Category Archives: Groupthink

Climate Change Hurrah! CO2 and the Greening Earth

More CO2 Leads to More Forests! Greenhouse operators have long known that enhancing CO2 levels enhances plant growth. Research scientists are discovering that higher atmospheric CO2 levels boost biological growth on land (and sea). We show a persistent and widespread … Continue reading

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Everything You Believe is a Lie

None of it is your fault. It is just the way the human brain is made. The brain tries to resolve ambiguities in the best way it can, using all the innate quirks of our senses, emotions, and rational thought … Continue reading

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Is the George Soros Gang Trying to Incite a US Civil War?

Shortly after the 2016 US elections which placed Donald Trump in the White House, George Soros met with a cabal of like-minded disaffected dementors to devise a path of destruction for the incoming Trump administration. It is not that these … Continue reading

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Why are Today’s Young So Juvenile?

Update: The fantasies of today’s young speak ill of their upbringing and education. Earlier generations took on responsibility at young ages. Benjamin Franklin left school and began his working career at age 10. His writing career began at age 12 … Continue reading

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There Is No Future Without Power

What Does Energy Suicide Look Like? With the best of stated intentions, Germany is cutting its own throat. The unfolding disaster called Energiewende is slowly but surely destroying the foundations of Deutschland’s industrial base, thus destroying Germany’s economy in a … Continue reading

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Climate Apocalypse Cult Built on Faulty Models

Why Climate Change Models So Badly Flawed Climate is shaped by hundreds of factors, most of which scientists do not understand with any precision. In other words, most of the meaningful variables that contribute to the Earth’s chaotic climate cannot … Continue reading

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The Incredible Shrinking Left

“We have to teach [people] how to communicate, how to be sensitive and how to shut their mouths if they are white.” Source The Left’s increasingly violent protesters are Trump’s greatest allies. This reaction by the American public is logical … Continue reading

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Venezuela: The True Face of Bernie Sanders

Venezuela is the true face of civil collapse. Compared to that socialist paradise, the US is the picture of domestic tranquility. 5 Years Ago Bernie Sanders Said that Venezuela is the True American Dream In an essay lamenting what he … Continue reading

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Delusions, Obsessions, and Ideologies in the Age of Trump

Delusions are unfounded but tightly held beliefs. Everyone is prone to forming delusions — in fact it can be said that human life is built upon systems of delusions, depending upon one’s upbringing. Ordinary delusions, as opposed to pathological delusions, … Continue reading

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Idiots Think in Words: A Global Revolt Against Pseudo-Experts

Human Intelligence Manifests in Multiple Ways I often say that a mathematician thinks in numbers, a lawyer in laws, and an idiot thinks in words. These words don’t amount to anything. I think you have to draw the conclusion that … Continue reading

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A Competent Society from the Ground Up

US Government Schools Designed to Destroy Young Minds A monstrous zombie bureaucracy in Washington DC controls the government school system, and strongly influences education throughout the US.  Over the decades, the zombies have destroyed young minds by the millions.  But … Continue reading

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Is it Time to Burn Universities to the Ground?

. . . it’s time to burn the universities to the ground … and start over from scratch. __ Robert Tracinski, Speaking Figuratively How leftist professors and administrators are destroying young minds Peter Thiel Exposes Corruptness of University System The … Continue reading

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Exterminator-Elect Moves to Drain Swamp — With a Vengeance

He ran against the system, both parties, and almost all the media and the polls, to “drain the swamp,” against the OBushtons: all the Clintons and Obamas and Bushes and the Republican and Democratic lookalike also-rans (Carter, Dukakis, Quayle, Gore, … Continue reading

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Destroying These Threats Before They Destroy the Human Future

The Three Faces of Challenge Three powerful forces seek to dominate — or conquer — today’s world. Each of the three should be considered deadly enemies to an abundant and expansive human future. The tactics and strategies used to meet … Continue reading

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Illegal Aliens Cast 3 Million Votes in 2016 US Election — All for Hillary?

Three million votes in the U.S. presidential election were cast by illegal aliens, according to Greg Phillips of the VoteFraud.org [ed: votestand.com] organization. If true, this would mean that Donald Trump still won the contest despite widespread vote fraud and … Continue reading

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The Government Is Not the Country

My kind of loyalty was to one’s country, not to its institutions or its officeholders. The country is the real thing, the substantial thing, the eternal thing; it is the thing to watch over, and care for, and be loyal … Continue reading

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Solar Whispers: Winter is Coming

Solar sunspot activity varies along a solar cycle of approximately 11 years duration. From the Wikipedia article on solar cycles: In 2015, a new model of the solar cycle was published. The model draws on dynamo effects in two layers … Continue reading

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Climate Apocalypse Cult-Ideology Drives Green Energy Disaster

Without the Climate Apocalypse Cult, Why Would Anyone Buy Into Unreliable Intermittent Energy? The people and government of South Australia are discovering to their horror and regret what happens when bureaucrats buy too deeply into the intermittent, unreliable green energy … Continue reading

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A Sense of Security is the Beginning of Disaster

Humans crave security. They will go to great lengths in an attempt to make themselves feel safe and secure. Unfortunately, there is no limit to potential risks. The ones we focus on are often the least likely to do us … Continue reading

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Climate Apocalypse Cult: Panic, Damn You!

Conventional wisdom says you are more likely to die from catastrophic global warming human extinction than from an automobile crash. Climate apocalypse is the cult du jour for people with nothing important to worry about. And that category apparently encompasses … Continue reading

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Learning to Transcend Failure is a Necessary Part of Growing Up

The following article is adapted from a posting published earlier on The Dangerous Child blog How Can Children Master Financial Skills by Age 18? Humans learn best by trying — by going out on the limb for something. Early tries … Continue reading

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Computer Models are Powerful — But Often Misused — Tools

“Most of the greatest evils that man has inflicted upon man have come through people feeling quite certain about something which, in fact, is false.” Currently, Computer Models are Ridiculous Failures — At Least When Used in Climate The real … Continue reading

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Nobody Knows Nothing

“Why Oil Prices Will Rebound Before We Know It,” appeared when oil prices were about $50 a barrel. Crude briefly bounced to $60, before dropping more than 50 percent to about $26, where it trades today. … It’s not just … Continue reading

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Who Needs to Die?

… The hypothalamic attack region controls defensive-aggressive behavior. If scientists stimulate these neurons with an electrode, an animal will instantly become aggressive and attack a test animal in the cage. … When it works as intended we call it quick … Continue reading

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Time to Stop Worshiping the Fickle Ancient Gods of Wind and Sun

Advanced, safe, clean, affordable, reliable nuclear power is the future. Unless advanced human societies all collapse, wind and solar will always be the fickle gods of the past. Wind and solar energy are weather-dependent, variable and intermittent, i.e., therefore not … Continue reading

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