Posts Tagged ‘sarcasm’

A bad start

Just started reading a new report, “Plane Truths,” that I came across through John Macilree’s blog. I’ll write more later, after I’ve finished it, but I’m already put off by the motto of the “think-and-do tank” that produced it: “Economics as if people and the planet mattered.” You know, as opposed to those think tanks that work only in the interest, presumably, of that nefarious, nebulous “business,” or perhaps “industry.” Since, after all, “business” isn’t made up of people at all. It’s not as if “people” work in “business,” or manage them, or perhaps provide jobs for other “people.”

With sophistry this inane, it’s almost as if this “think-and-do tank” is running for president.


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