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Overkill

Tobacco has been thoroughly demonised over the past century or so. And the tobacco companies that sell it have been thoroughly demonised as well. And so have countless millions of smokers who buy tobacco. Does a point ever come when … Continue reading

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The Possessed

From time to time I get possessed by ideas. And throughout 2018 I’ve been possessed by a new idea. It’s an idea about ice ages. And my idea was that when, as periodically happens, the Earth gets covered in ice, … Continue reading

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A Never-Ending Debate

I watched a rather remarkable video yesterday. What was remarkable about it was that it saw arch-global warming alarmist Michael Mann sharing a platform with arch-global warming sceptics Judith Curry and Patrick Moore. I was amazed that they were all … Continue reading

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Imaginary New Worlds

I’ve been constructing an imaginary new world over the past few days. It’s one in which the last ice age had ice extending from the North Pole to the Tropic of Cancer. It’s a vision of the world that came … Continue reading

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The Idle Theory of Government

In Idle Theory, all wealth is idleness. And economic growth is growth in social idleness: as the economy grows, people need to do less and less work to stay alive. And so, over time, thanks largely to technological innovations – … Continue reading

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Mad Macron

Insider: French President Emmanuel Macron is doubling down on his climate agenda. He told the UN General Assembly Tuesday that he’ll no longer make trade deals with countries that aren’t in the Paris Agreement. (The only country that hasn’t gotten on … Continue reading

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Living In Deranged Times

We seem to be living in deranged times. Trump Derangement Syndrome (TDS) seems to be a genuine psychological disorder, whereby its sufferers are unable to accept that Donald Trump won the US presidential election two years ago. Hillary Clinton, who … Continue reading

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