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The Predicament of Mankind: Searching for Causality, by Doc Hall (7 minute video and companion article)
Doc guides the search within ourselves for answers to the "Predicament of Mankind."
http://compression.org/predicament-mankind-searching-causality/
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How It Ought to Be - or Could Become, by Doc Hall. Review of the book: Journey to Earthland: The Great Transition to Planetary Civilization, by Paul Raskin
http://compression.org/journey-earthland-great-transition-planetary-civilization-paul-raskin/
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The Gritty Truth of Our Predicament, by Doc Hall. Review of the book: No Good Alternative: Volume Two of Carbon Ideologies, by William T. Vollmann
http://compression.org/no-good-alternative-volume-two-carbon-ideologies-william-t-vollmann/
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Radical Change, by Doc Hall (Video 13 minutes and companion article).
Timed Out: The Environmental Fan is Loaded In the past month, climate scientists emerged from scientific cocoons clanging alarms that climate change is a runaway. If we shut off man-made emissions immediately, natural forces will keep elevating atmospheric CO2 anyway. In mainline media, this set off second tier headlines, below immediate...
http://compression.org/radical-change/
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Talking Water, by Doc Hall (Video 18 minutes).
Talking Water — Water, Water Everywhere The video explains history of water use and some of the complexities of today’s water issues, but water is both a common subject and a profound mystery. We can never stop learning about it. Water is the stuff of life. It makes up 45-73...
http://compression.org/talking-water/
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Are You Sure You Know Why That Happened? by Doc Hall. Review of the book: The Book of Why: The New Science of Cause and Effect by Judea Pearl
The Book of Why: The New Science of Cause and Effect by Judea Pearl and Dana MacKenzie Judea Pearl is professor of computer science at UCLA with a long, distinguished career in software and artificial intelligence. This book is his third in a series on causality. Dana MacKenzie is a professional writer. The point of…
http://compression.org/the-book-of-why/
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"New Mythology for a New Humanity," by Doc Hall (video 5 minutes and companion article 5 minute read)
https://compression.org/victimized-by-our-own-myths/
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"Why Economic Theories Are Screwing Us," by Doc Hall.
A review of, "Talking to My Daughter About the Economy: or How Capitalism Works and How It Fails," by Yanis Varoufakis and Jacob Moe
https://compression.org/talking-to-my-daughter-about-the-economy/
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