Monday, June 06, 2005

Junk science - junk philosophy

Enough of junk science supporting authoritarian environmental agendas and political power-trips, says Tibor Machan, we need to be equally alert to "junk philosophy put in the service of political utopia."

Tibor points out a recent unwelcome (and incorrect) trend in which "the ordinary, simple idea of a single person will come to seem quaint some day." We should, say the advocates of this stupidity, come to see ourselves not as individuals but as "nations" or "teams." Tibor says they've kicked an own goal. Read more here.

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