Hoodwinking the Nation

Hoodwinking the Nation Most people in the United States believe that our environment is getting dirtier we are running out of natural resources and population growth is a burden and a threat These beliefs according to Sim

  • Title: Hoodwinking the Nation
  • Author: Julian L. Simon
  • ISBN: 9781560004349
  • Page: 393
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Most people in the United States believe that our environment is getting dirtier, we are running out of natural resources, and population growth is a burden and a threat These beliefs according to Simon, are entirely wrong Why do the media report so much false bad news about these And why do we believe it Those are the questions distinguished scholar, Julian Simon setMost people in the United States believe that our environment is getting dirtier, we are running out of natural resources, and population growth is a burden and a threat These beliefs according to Simon, are entirely wrong Why do the media report so much false bad news about these And why do we believe it Those are the questions distinguished scholar, Julian Simon set out to answer in this book.

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    1. I have always been a fan of Julian Simon who provided a useful antidote to the apocalyptic thinking my crap detector goes into overdrive when people indulge in that form of argument of the likes of Paul Ehrlich, et al.I first ran across Simon after I read a long article about the famous bet back in the early eighties nytimes 1990 12 02 mag Essentially a battle between two schools of thought, the Malthusians v the Cornucopians, the bet enlivened the debate between two ways of looking at the world [...]


    2. In the 60 s and 70 s, Julian Simon went head to head against the doomsday preachers of environmentalism In this book he examines why there are so many biologists who are environmental alarmists, and why the alarmist point of view is so dominant in the media and public discourse especially when so much evidence exists that this point of view is wrong Simon then presents a better way of approaching these important issues including a scientific as opposed to a political psychological approach to un [...]


    3. originally ordered 8 17 99 Simon s essays are about how the media wrongly shapes opinion toward gloom doom Picks on statistics of both Bill Bennett Al Gore Lesson for all to be skeptical


    4. I ve only read a one or two essays in this collection by the preeminent Julian Simon, but those were informative.


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