Economic Livelihood and Willful Blindness, Industry and Information

 An Old Report which is Nonetheless Instructive In 1978, the Office of Consumer Education commissioned a report to find out exactly how advertising and marketing were affecting US society. The result was a study entitled Impact of Advertising: Implications for Consumer Education by Zena Cook et al, and the report was interesting because of what it…

The Scientific Method, the History of Global Warming, and Answering Charges of Groupthink

The scientific method is essentially the formal process that scientists follow to advance understanding.  It goes like this: Ask a Question Do Background Research Construct a Hypothesis Test Your Hypothesis by Doing an Experiment Analyze Your Data and Draw a Conclusion Communicate Your Results This is not a thorough review of all the major climate…