Tag Archives: Alarmism

Red Herrings, Aunt Sallys, and CAGW

Herrings are not red and Aunt Sally is a straw man.  On the other hand, if you cure herring in a strong brine solution, it will turn red and become quite pungent.  If you wish to distract a hound from chasing … Continue reading

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Fear, Alarmism, and Politics

Fear motivates us, or it should.  How we react to fear may have serious consequences, even life or death consequences.  Sometimes we find ourselves in terrifying circumstances, and we don’t have time to ask questions or to contemplate the deeper philosophical … Continue reading

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