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Why political correctness fails – Why what we know ‘for sure’ is wrong (Ex Religion)

Most of us are familiar with the Politically Correct (PC) World View.¬†William Deresiewicz¬†describes the view, which he calls the “religion of success,” as follows: There is a right way to think and a right way to talk, and also a … Continue reading

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Why Energy-Economy Models Produce Overly Optimistic Indications

I was asked to give a talk to a committee of actuaries who are concerned about modeling the financial future of programs, such as pension plans, given the energy problems that are often discussed. They (and the consultants that they … Continue reading

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