Monthly Archives: September 2012

Links for the Month: September 30, 2012

A portrait of the old man as an artist (me, taken by Nancy White) Since I began keeping this blog nearly 10 years ago, its audience has gradually shifted as my posts have become less frequent, more pessimistic, less business-oriented, … Continue reading

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Why We Cannot Save the World

This article is an attempt to respond to those who say they see me as a defeatist, a ‘doomer’, a dogmatically negative person. I have described myself of late as a joyful pessimist, and will try to explain why. This … Continue reading

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This is What a Desolated Earth Looks Like

(post updated Sept. 5 at the request of several readers, to move the chart down to later in the post, delete the third abandoned-city photo, and add a more engaging image at the beginning of the post; in light of … Continue reading

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