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That’s logic for you

I am repeating part of a conversation between three individuals concerning wind power (The names are changed to protect the clueless.) Fred:  Oh, hi Suzy and Lisa.  How you doin’? Suzy:  We’re both doing well. Fred:  Where did you end up working after Business X closed?  (Fred worked with Suzy and Lisa at Business X) […]

Meanderings

Today I am just doing a “stream of consciousness” posting. Some people love wind power and insist it is saving the planet or whatever.  They don’t seem to realize the cost and redundancy.  So apply the wind scenario to say, a school bus driver.  Bob is a wonderful driver, the kids love him, etc.  He […]

It’s Not Altruism

There is a tendency of people to believe that “green” is an altruistic lifestyle. “Green” proponents are saving the world, right? Maybe not. Billionaire Anschutz wants to deface the Wyoming landscape with a thousand spinning monstrosities. He wants to put in a transmission line across five states, scenic areas, sage grouse territory, etc, to carry […]

Wolsten

Wandering Words

NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT

“We do not believe any group of men adequate enough or wise enough to operate without scrutiny or without criticism. We know that the only way to avoid error is to detect it, that the only way to detect it is to be free to inquire. We know that in secrecy error undetected will flourish and subvert”. - J Robert Oppenheimer.