Utterly fascinating …

… good questions pitched to a most fascinating subject.

Only very occasionally do we meet someone as erudite, wide ranging, knowledgable and spirited and excited by his work as Prof. Kevin Anderson.

 

 

At 05:13 above for instance in the above (is an EXCELLENT guide to our impending problems and remember recorded at 2013) we have to reduce our energy consumption¬† … please tell that to my idiot neighbour with often front door access light illuminated and generally always his rear security light blazing away … merely to illuminate his shit-hole useless non contributory patch of three times bulldozed ‘yard’ to use the American term. Strong language prompted by severe stupidity.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alice_Larkin

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kevin_Anderson_(scientist)

 

 

 

It was done by arrogance, by dogma, by ignorance …

I remember this from years ago, never more relevant. I’m thinking particularly of the abhorrent resurgence of Fascism and trump.

I quote “When people believe they have absolute knowledge and no test in reality” unquote

 

The above is at the end of his acclaimed tv series ‘The Ascent of Man’. I’ve watched this clip many times today, within his words is something, a great deal more.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jacob_Bronowski

https://jacobbronowski.com/contents.htm

Same day here in the UK we hear Robert Winston on bbc r4 at teatime on the ‘pm probramme’ reminding us to be careful of our words, that in his personal outlook of being Jewish its a basic tenent to use words wisely, carefully. He specifically was talking in regard to trump and his trashy inciteful talk.