My Top 10 Stupidest Moments of 2016. How I wish 2017 would be reasonable.
How to Deal with Stupid, Part 4/10: The Activist Playbook: How Stupid Keeps Winning
Stupid can win if it is clever. NGOs have developed an Activist Playbook – a means to take stupid ideas and strategically implement a campaign to successfully affect policy.
Stupid Spelt Backwards: Acrylamide
Only in the Age of Stupid can NGOs like CEO push regulators to impose the precautionary principle on cooked food if we can’t prove it is not carcinogenic.
Hail to the Tweet: Tribalism and America’s First Social Media President
Trump took advantage of social media to create a view of the world that could be sold to a large audience. As we drift deeper into the Age of Stupid, we need to quickly adapt to this communications technology.
How to Deal with Stupid Part 3/10: Eco-fundamentalism: The rise of environmental dogma
Site update reblog from last December into how eco-fundamentalism has grown into a full religion. We often see how environmental zealots use emotion to spread fear.
Monsanto Tribunal: How Obsessive Compulsive Activists Try to Control the Message
Getting thrown out of the Monsanto Tribunal was absurd; sustaining several days of personal attacks was obsessive compulsive. A personal journey into how activists control the message.
How to Deal with Stupid: Part 1/10 – Defining Stupid
Stupid is growing today via social media fear campaigns. How can we deal with it? Step 1: Define it