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American culture today: “Here’s why I can’t” (especially among conservatives, liberals, and libertarians)

on August 7, 2022 in Doof, Nature

I grew up learning that American culture meant can-do. That we took on challenges as a nation and as individuals. When the going got tough, the tough got going. The bigger they come the harder they fall. Now we face a challenge: our lifestyles are lowering Earth’s ability to sustain life, already killing tens of millions a year, projected more. Anyone can tell that we as a nation and every[…] Keep reading →

Hear me live 9pm eastern on America Out Loud After Dark (conservative radio) on living off the electric grid

on August 2, 2022 in Audio, Nature

Longtime readers know my inclination to speak to people with different views, not disconnect. Rob and Andrew host After Dark on the conservative America Out Loud network and we connect on communicating more, not less. They’ve been guests on my podcast and I’ve been a guest on their show. We agree on various issues and disagree on others and have become friends. Rob lives in New York City. He and[…] Keep reading →

Conservative trickery. Do others use it too?

on January 12, 2022 in Blog

Does anyone else see the trend? Compassionate conservative Clean coal Green growth Moral majority Free market Take your biggest criticism and put the reverse in front. Without changing anything about yourself, you make yourself impervious to criticism. Only one thing: coal isn’t clean and growth isn’t green, no matter how much anyone says they are. Liberals and other groups might use the technique. I haven’t noticed. If you know of[…] Keep reading →

537: Nate Hochman, part 1: Toward a Conservative Environmentalism

on December 7, 2021 in Podcast

I met Nate on Citizens Climate Lobby panel on conservatives and climate, then read his National Review piece, Toward a Conservative Environmentalism, which we talk about in this conversation. I’ve looked forward to a conversation like this for a long time: a thoughtful approach to the environment that isn’t politicized. Nate doesn’t hide his values and approach, but understands and respects alternative views. He shares views on questions like How[…] Keep reading →

537: Nate Hochman, part 1: Toward a Conservative Environmentalism

on December 7, 2021 in Podcast

I met Nate on Citizens Climate Lobby panel on conservatives and climate, then read his National Review piece, Toward a Conservative Environmentalism, which we talk about in this conversation. I’ve looked forward to a conversation like this for a long time: a thoughtful approach to the environment that isn’t politicized. Nate doesn’t hide his values and approach, but understands and respects alternative views. He shares views on questions like How[…] Keep reading →

472: Big City Andrew, part 1: Traditional Conservative values and stewardship

on June 10, 2021 in Podcast

Andrew co-hosted me on MAGAMedia with past guest Rob Harper, so we’ve spoken there several times, but this conversation is our first one-on-one. We start by talking about our meeting and how talking to each other means talking about issues we normally don’t in our usual circles, but that we enjoy learning from each other, not getting angry despite different viewpoints. We both want to increase meaningful communication as opposed[…] Keep reading →

472: Big City Andrew, part 1: Traditional Conservative values and stewardship

on June 10, 2021 in Podcast

Andrew co-hosted me on MAGAMedia with past guest Rob Harper, so we’ve spoken there several times, but this conversation is our first one-on-one. We start by talking about our meeting and how talking to each other means talking about issues we normally don’t in our usual circles, but that we enjoy learning from each other, not getting angry despite different viewpoints. We both want to increase meaningful communication as opposed[…] Keep reading →

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