Category: Misconceptions

How Truth Metastasized Into A Lie – The Fire Suppression Fallacy (Part I)

– The Justification Du Jour to Eliminate Nature – We are being lied to. It didn’t start out that way, but as is often the case when money and power are involved, the truth has suffered. And the lie has been crafted to be… Continue Reading “How Truth Metastasized Into A Lie – The Fire Suppression Fallacy (Part I)”

Time to Admit a Mistake in Defaming a Gentle Spirit — An Open Letter to the Sierra Club and the Pacific Crest Trail Association

When three current and former Sierra Club Board members, two of whom are African American, explain how Michael Brune, the Club’s former chief executive officer, got it wrong when he accused John Muir of being a racist, those who value the truth need to… Continue Reading “Time to Admit a Mistake in Defaming a Gentle Spirit — An Open Letter to the Sierra Club and the Pacific Crest Trail Association”

Nature Suppression

Our forests are not suffering primarily from fire suppression, the story one constantly hears, but rather too much human meddling, be it logging, thinning, fire, habitat clearance, the works. The map below tells the story. The actual data shown presents a picture in such… Continue Reading “Nature Suppression”