ThinkOrSwim on Twitter"@swimsure Fair point; I think there's something to be considered in how we accept - or reject - messaging that clashes with beliefs"""Reason many Americans still refuse to believe it is religious fundamentalism - immune to science & reason" http://t.co/71FmvFrI08""Climate change is a highly ideological issue and it is not amenable to the information deficit model..." http://t.co/82r63ofGhF"""When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves" #climatechange"
Category Archives: Psychology
First off, this quite wonderful short animated piece by Steve Cutts. I showed it on a large screen by way of a little, ahem, light relief during a meeting earlier this week and it went down a storm, so here, … Continue reading
Below is my second article from Village magazine’s special issue on climate change: Once upon a time the people wearing the sandwich boards proclaiming that ‘The End is Nigh’ were a reassuringly small, fringe group of individuals, many clearly suffering from … Continue reading
Below, one of my articles from the current edition of ‘Village’ magazine…. ‘Insanity in individuals is something rare – but in groups, parties, nations and epochs, it is the rule’ – Friedrich Nietzsche I like people; indeed, some of my best friends … Continue reading
“You must feel vindicated, what with Hurricane Sandy and the way the weather and climate change has gone this year”. That’s how a business acquaintance of mine put it the other day during a pre-Christmas lunch. Her point was that … Continue reading
My article, as it appeared in yesterday’s Irish Times. There’s a busy comments section attached, with the usual handful of hard chaws piling in to an otherwise productive discussion… IT’S REASSURING to imagine we are, by and large, rational beings … Continue reading