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“Silent Spring” & DDT Reexamined

written by Jason Lewis

“Silent Spring” & DDT Reexamined We recently passed the fiftieth anniversary of the first publication of the book “Silent Spring,” Rachel Carson’s book which raised public awareness of pesticides and their risk to the environment. The bans on DDT are reportedly the eventual result of this book. As a child, I remember reading about DDT […]

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Fill out this creepy survey or go to jail

written by Jason Lewis

How would you feel if an anonymous person demanded to know: Are there any women or children in your household? Do you have any young daughters that live in your home? How old is she? What time do you usually leave for work? How will you be getting to work? Does this seem creepy to […]

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How to pronounce “Keynesian”

written by Jason Lewis

and Keynes and Keynesianism. John Maynard Keynes and his system of macroeconomic theory has been getting a lots of discussion lately among economists and politicians.  Keynes published his ideas in a book titled The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money during the Great Depression in 1936, and his ideas are being invoked today as […]

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Beware of Ideological Teamism

written by Jason Lewis

This article was originally published at American Thinker (October 10, 2009) Many people don’t realize it, but they are being exploited by a psychosocial phenomenon that is encouraging them to think irrationally.  Everyone is susceptible, and it can lure you to betray your principles in order to support ideological causes.  The general form of this […]

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