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Entries by David Horton from 06/2006

Not Me, Not My SUV

| Posted 06.01.2006 | Huffington Post

One reaction to global warming stories, as I wrote earlier ('Sex and the SUV' ), is a strident defense of the SUV as representing freedom of choice. T...

Pin the Tail on the Monkey

| Posted 06.05.2006 | Huffington Post

Here is a question from a frustrated Alabama teacher (a tautology?)- 'But but but...if men are descended from monkeys, why don't men have tails? Get m...

The Regulars Are Out

| Posted 06.08.2006 | Politics
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In May George Bush met with Australian leader John Howard, who in turn later met with Stephen Harper in Canada. By coincidence all three extremely con...

Big Gun, Small p....

| Posted 06.12.2006 | Huffington Post

There are so many other pressures on the environment, that a pressure that arises only from the egos of a few men who have not grown up is one we could do without.

Up a Tree Without a Paddle

| Posted 06.15.2006 | Huffington Post

A few years ago in America one of those immensely brave young girls who care passionately about trees climbed down from the giant Redwood in which she...

Fundamental Decline

| Posted 06.19.2006 | Politics
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Here is a reader's response to one of my fundy-bashing blogs, and it makes an appeal for tolerance and respect that is well thought out, well-intentio...

Sham Beliefs

| Posted 06.22.2006 | Business
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In societies of hunters and gatherers (native Americans, Australian Aborigines and many others, present and recent past and distant past) scientists w...

Read My Inkblots

| Posted 06.23.2006 | Politics
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My previous post, 'sham beliefs' was stimulated by a readers response to an earlier post ('Sex and the SUV') in which a friend of a poster, when warne...

Information Fatigue

| Posted 06.26.2006 | Huffington Post

It is the cry of frustration of the modern citizen overwhelmed by the huge volume of information in modern society, and the ever increasing volume of ...

The Great Leap Backwards

| Posted 06.29.2006 | Huffington Post

In the late 1960s the Chinese government went to war against its educated people - the intellectuals, teachers, scientists, artists - in the "cultural...