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“selected by Trump purely because his pandemic position, essentially one of zero intervention, conforms to the alternate reality of Trump’s administration”

Scott Atlas, an advisor to the White House coronavirus task force, was selected by Trump purely because his pandemic position, essentially one of zero intervention, conforms to the alternate reality of Trump’s administration. A neuroradiologist and NOT an expert in infectious diseases, he was…

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Perhaps the biggest problem that we have in critical thinking is the historical side-lining of emotions.

Mind/body and reason/emotion dichotomies, which separate and elevate one side of these oppositions over the other (i.e. mind over body, reason over emotion), prevail in apparent forms of rational public debate and in our programs of mass education. …

An evocation of a class perspective remains absent from climate advocacy and debate. Emission disparities are routinely hidden by headline statistics referring to national emissions. Per capita and historical emissions, often used to reallocate blame to developed countries, still fit a narrative that individualises climate change responsibility.

These classless statistics…

Emmet Fox, PhD

Sociologist writing about society, climate change, energy transition, critical thinking, etc https://twitter.com/EmGeFox & https://twitter.com/SociologyofCC

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