Look to Technology for Answers to Climate Change; Not Government Regulation

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The Problem of Extrapolating into the Future

It has become the general consensus among most scientists that man has played some significant role in the changing of the climate. My purpose in this article is not to tackle the scientific aspects of climate change or to dispute the role of fossil fuels produced by man. For the purpose of this argument, I will accept the proposition that man has caused at least a significant role in altering the global climate. By extrapolating current trends of CO2 emissions, one can quickly fall into the trap that the only hope for the … Continue reading

Standing on the Shoulders of Giants

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The phrase “If I see farther, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.” was Isaac Newton’s way of stating that his great success in mathematics and physics was based on a foundation laid by those who came before him. We must take this same stance on questions of liberty today and view them through a lens of the original intent of the founders, while at the same time understanding that the world has changed dramatically since the founding documents were written. The founders could not possibly have envisioned instantaneous sharing of information and the huge technological revolution that … Continue reading