Blog List

This is a list of published blogs.  To see a particular blog, click on the highlighted link in the Blog number.  You can find a reverse-order list of blogs in the <Blog> menu on the home page or type some words of the name or literal content you seek the search box.

Blog 1. Change and technology

Blog 2. Complex systems: definition

Blog 3. Complex systems—including you, me, and weather

Blog 4. Governing by reality

Blog 5. Fracking

Blog 6. The RCRA exemption, an emergent phenomenon?

Blog 7.  Briefcase-carrying bureaucrats

Blog 8. Was Chicken Little right? An exponential tale

Blog 9.  Is regulation a dirty word?

Blog 10. Economics and carrots and Social Security

Blog 11. Science, Society, and Belief

Blog 12. Why a violent America?

Blog 13. Models and modeling

Blog 14. Review of Thinking in Systems by Donella H. Meadows

Blog 15. The B Team Has Plan B for Profits, People, and the Earth

Blog 16. The Money Feedback Loop

Blog 17. The Anthropocene: Mankind Overwhelms Geology

Blog 18. Social Anxiety Rooted in Inequality?

Blog 19. Making Ideology Conscious

Blog 20. Citizens United: more dangerous than climate change

Blog 21. Needed Now: A Constitutional Amendment

Blog 22. Integrity

Blog 23. Looking Good and Being Right

Blog 24. Sustainability and the NRC

Blog 25. Climate Extremes or Political Extremes?

Blog 26. Communication and Connectedness

Blog 27. The Must-Do in Fiction

Blog 28. Socially Significant Fiction

Blog 29. The Real, the Ideal, and Stories

Blog 30. The Movie Inequality for All

Blog 31. Book review: Little Black Lies

Blog 32. McCutcheon, the Supreme Court, and Feedback

Blog 33. A New Civil War or Only Old Chaos?

Blog 34. Ancient Greeks and Current Monetocracy

Blog 35. Complex Terrorism

Blog 36. Italian Earthquakes and Scientific Illiteracy

Blog 37. Peanut butter: commercial failure or regulatory success?

Blog 38. Science and anti-science

Blog 39. Is federal regulation legal?

Blog 40. Season’s greetings with hope

Blog 41. Fast enough? FASTER by Gleick

Blog 42. Cyber (and other) security and responsibility

Blog 43. Making molehills or mountains

Blog 44. Big consequences of singular events

Blog 45. The flow of information and misinformation

Blog 46. Carnage or courage?

Blog 47. The elephant in the room

Blog 48. Climate change and social conflict

Blog 49. A refuge for what?

Blog 50. Principles and hubris

Blog 51. Book report: The Sense of an Ending, by Julian Barnes

Blog 52. Aging in America—a systems question?

Blog 53. Educable or corrigible?

Blog 54. Money, McCutcheon, and the Supreme Court

Blog 55. Democracy and bankruptcy

Blog 56. Ravens and the rate of change

Blog 57. Energiewende – We should try it

Blog 58. Hierarchy in Regulation

Blog 59. Medicare, Medicaid, Medigap, and Affordable Whatever

Blog 60. Water flows uphill to money

Blog 61. Making sense of mayhem in Ferguson

Blog 62. Conspiracy theories—making politics crazy

Blog 63. Hope

Blog 64. New rigor in education

Blog 65. Ambiguities of experience

Blog 66. America’s unreal ideals

Blog 67. Revolution vs evolution

Blog 68. Ball the crazy prospector

Blog 69. Does a system have rights?

Blog 70. Emergencies, disasters, & fears

Blog 71. The war on science

Blog 72. Corporate schools are poor educational tools

Blog 73. Money sources in corporate-style education

Blog 74. Common ground on hostile turf

Blog 75. Water water everywhere

Blog 76. Conspiracy theories of American government

Blog 77. Science: what it is, what it isn’t

Blog 78. The teen brain

Blog 79. Sixty million refugees and displaced persons

Blog 80. Belief can be valid

Blog 81. What makes humans human?

Blog 82. Temperature doesn’t forecast climate

Blog 83. Headlines, hubris, and earth science

Blog 84. Headline: Connecticut-Sized Dead Zone

Blog 85. Should scientists become advocates?

Blog 86. Message from Kathmandu

Blog 87. Basic science and The Wall Street Journal

Blog 88. Will nations ever come together?

Blog 89. Why Trump trumps

Blog 90.  How to boil an egg in a microwave

Blog 91.  Can just anyone open a scientist’s email?

Blog 92.  Saviors are in short supply

Blog 93. How to make a supreme outrage

Blog 94.  Explaining America to Martians

Blog 95.  Gentrification by Zen?

Blog 96.  Where did solar buildings go?

Blog 97.  Seven Brief Lessons – without time

Blog 98.  Minecraft or Mindcraft

Blog 99.  Why can’t I make a difference?

Blog 100.  Why the attack ads?

Blog 101.  What Terrorism isn’t

Blog 102. Media fairness is phony

Blog 103.  Are we terrorizing ourselves?

Blog 104.  Why scientists have no power

Blog 105.  What trickles down?

Blog 106.  Can we govern ourselves?

Blog 107.  Hanging the laundry

Blog 108.  Can a system have integrity?

Blog 109.  Is clean coal clean?

Blog 110.  Climate in one picture

Blog 111.  Nuclear paranoia

Blog 112.  Frosty morning

Blog 113.  Information misinformation & survival

Blog 114.  Dirty bombs and panic words

Blog 115.  Is STEM best for education?

Blog 116.  Understanding the social angst

Blog 117.  Barking up the wrong tree?

Blog 118.  Can arctic ice cool your cocktail?

Blog 119.  Arctic ice, blue lies, and echo chambers

Blog 120.  Whimsical growth

Blog 121. How old is a fossil?

Blog 122. What’s driving us crazy?

Blog 123. Is a flat tax freedom?

Blog 124. Telling lies in public

Blog 125.  What do you fear most?

Blog 126.  The uncommon commons

Blog 127.  What’s driving the fast change?

Blog 128.  The death-denying celebration

Blog 129.  Did the Russians hack this site?

Blog 130.  GDP is a faulty measure

Blog 131.  Why small nations want big nukes

Blog 132.  Technology–a bright future?

Blog 133. American Angst Part 1 of 7: State of the Nation

Blog 134. American Angst Part 2 of 7: Alienation of the Individual

Blog 135. American Angst Part 3 of 7: Engineered Inequality

Blog 136. American Angst part 4 of 7: Sliding into Fascism

Blog 137. American Angst Part 5 of 7: Our Social Rules

Blog 138. American Angst Part 6 of 7: Relieving Angst in a Complex System

Blog 139. American Angst Part 7 of 7: Synopsis

Blog 140. Liberal ideology versus political reality

Blog 141.  Migration and Immigration

Blog 142.  Saving souls at Salinas

Blog 143. Blaming the consequences of climate

Blog 144. Taxation by Inflation?

Blog 145.  The Backyard Fence

Blog 146.  Constitutional Crisis?

Blog 147.  Is the Constitution Outdated?