- Cafe Hayek - http://cafehayek.com -
Posted By Don Boudreaux On October 6, 2010 @ 1:47 pm In Environment,Financial Markets,History,Religion,State of Macro,Taxes,Trade,Video | Comments Disabled
Greenery, as a secular religion, has come to dominate not just the curriculum, but the imagination. It’s Blue Peter‘s recycled bottle tops on a grand scale: lessons on the dangers of global warming, projects on endangered species, litter-picking exercises. As any parent will testify, pester power is as often employed these days to guilt Dad into separating out the recyclables as to beg for the latest Transformer. Colleagues who have suffered their children’s eco-scorn assure me that no member of the Inquisition was ever so ruthless, ever so certain of his faith, as their tiny Torquemadas.
Article printed from Cafe Hayek: http://cafehayek.com
URL to article: http://cafehayek.com/2010/10/some-links-51.html
URLs in this post:
 If you read nothing else today, read Jeff Jacoby’s column in today’s Boston Globe: http://www.boston.com/bostonglobe/editorial_opinion/oped/articles/2010/10/06/the_enemy_is_not_cheap_goods/
 Here’s a great paragraph: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/environment/8045388/God-isnt-dead-he-has-just-turned-green.html
 John Stossel doesn’t believe in witch-doctery: http://www.creators.com/opinion/john-stossel/congress-can-t-repeal-economics-10-10-06.html
 Here’s an interesting interview with economist Laurence Meyer: http://www.clevelandfed.org/Forefront/2010/09/ff_2010_fall_02.cfm
 Alex Tabarrok flags an early instance of nudging: http://www.marginalrevolution.com/marginalrevolution/2010/10/nazi-nudging.html
 How to balance Uncle Sam’s budget without raising taxes. Cato’s Dan Mitchell explains: http://www.cnbc.com/id/39519685
 Image: http://www.blinklist.com/index.php?Action=Blink/addblink.php&Url=http%3A%2F%2Fcafehayek.com%2F2010%2F10%2Fsome-links-51.html&Title=Some%20Links
 Tweet: https://twitter.com/share
Copyright © 2011 CafeHayek.com. All rights reserved.