Archive for June, 2010

Invisible Ships and Boiling Frogs: The End of Industrial Affluence

Monday, June 7th, 2010

It is said that when the ships of the Old World first approached the New World, they were sometimes invisible to the indigenous people of the Americas because the latter could not imagine such a thing as a fleet of large sailing ships, and simply did not believe their eyes.
In the same way, when a [...]