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A New Myth is Born

A New Myth is Born

One theory claims that myths are distorted accounts of real historical events. In his recent article, Michael Murphy explores how deniers are always poised to jump on any new data that can be distorted to support their erroneous claims that Global Warming is not really happening. Hence the title of the article, A New Myth is […]

The Utility of Futility ~ Michael Murphy

The Utility of Futility ~ Michael Murphy

Call it a war among friends. This is an argument about climate change that is getting louder in recent days. It’s not the dreary battle between those who respect climate science and those who deny, facts be damned. No, this one is about whether it’s already too late to slow and ultimately reverse the manmade […]

Will the Next IPCC Report Cure Denialists?

Will the Next IPCC Report Cure Denialists?

If you follow climate change news carefully, and I hope you do, you know that an important event looms. That would be the latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).  The report is due in September. Though denialists have branded this organization as a club of worry-wart, alarmist exaggerators, the truth is […]

Colorado is Burning – War Footing Needed

Colorado is Burning – War Footing Needed

The imagery is powerful and symbolic. High-tech war weapons, including Blackhawk helicopters, fight Colorado’s Black Forest fire, now acknowledged as the greatest natural disaster in the state’s history. That fire is coming under control now, after it has killed two people and destroyed more than 400 homes. And though it turns out that the fire was […]

The World of Irrationality ~ Michael Murphy

The World of Irrationality ~ Michael Murphy

There is a certain logic to events that pushes you along a certain path. You go along the path that feels the most true, and most according to the principles that are guiding you, and that’s the way the decisions are made. (author unknown) That seems like the ‘rational’ way to make decisions – a […]

Extreme Oil, Extreme Consequences for Humanity

Extreme Oil, Extreme Consequences for Humanity

Michael Murphy is a regular columnist on BoomerWarrior.Org. A few years ago, environmental activists like me hoped that increasing oil prices would lead to greater conservation and extreme efforts to build alternative energy. Tough luck. Technological wizardry – breakthroughs in horizontal and undersea drilling, tar sands oil plus of course hydraulic fracturing, has opened new bonanzas of […]

Our Techno-Fetish. Will it Destroy Us?

Our Techno-Fetish. Will it Destroy Us?

Michael Murphy is a regular columnist on BoomerWarrior. In this article, he raises fundamental and essential questions about the role of humanity on Planet Earth (Editor ~ RMontpellier). The excitement is spreading. Scientists are moving closer to an achievement once only dreamt of in science fiction. In not too many years, these experts may revive […]

Critical Question: Are we Heading to a World Without Us?

Critical Question: Are we Heading to a World Without Us?

Michael Murphy is a regular columnist on BoomerWarrior. In this article, he raises fundamental and essential questions about the role of humanity on Planet Earth (Editor ~ RMontpellier). You don’t hear this question asked often enough. And yet, the way we live our modern lives gives an unfortunate answer by default. Here’s the question – does […]

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