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Free ePub ô mobi Filters against Folly ñ Paperback Garrett James Hardin was a leading and controversial ecologist from Dallas Texas who was most well known for his paper The Tragedy of the Commons He is also known for Hardin's First Law of Ecology which states You cannot do only one Filters against PDF/EPUB or thing and used the familiar phrase Nice guys finish last to sum up the selfish gene concept of life and evolution.

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  • David

    Free ePub ô mobi Filters against Folly ñ Paperback Filters against FollyAlthough this book is already 25 years old it is amazingly up to date in its take on politics philosophy and ecology The book is short easy to read but contains some very deep fundamental concepts The author writes about three filters through which decisions should be made literate numerate and ecolate The basic uestion a literate filter should ask is What are the words? In politics words like absolute infinite non negotiable and sacred mean that the speaker is unwilling to


  • Luis Roberto Reyes Romero

    Free ePub ô mobi Filters against Folly ñ Paperback Filters against FollyOne of the few books that has changed the way I look at the world and evaluate information to hopefully make intelligent decisions The book starts in a slow tempo by suggesting a logical structure t


  • João Dias

    Free ePub ô mobi Filters against Folly ñ Paperback Filters against FollyThis book has aged incredibly since it was first published 34 years ago I think all the multitude of ideas discussed in this book about economics society the environment human psychology among others are even relevant today than when this was originally writtenWith all the noise from our media and our social networks it is urgent that each member of society develops these filters against folly so we can as a society find the right policies to maintain and improve our uality of life for us and for future generations in a world with finite resourcesThe idea of The Tragedy of the Commons is central to the book and this is a very good read for the ones like me that were first introdu


  • Tao

    Free ePub ô mobi Filters against Folly ñ Paperback Filters against FollyNeed to read again lots of nuggets of wisdom on many pages but felt lost on many other pages


  • Rafael Jose Velasquez

    Free ePub ô mobi Filters against Folly ñ Paperback Filters against FollyNumerate Not just values but rates and ratios don't need precision generally Avoid words that remove numeracy infinity absolute never everything in the world is numerate Literacy Beware of the merely elouent Words are action understand what people are trying to achieve by the words they use not just what they say framing with certain words can divert attention from The weak parts of their arguments Avoid literacy that shuns numeracy ie greens wanting absolutely pure water Ecolate You can never do only one thing And then what? Everything is connected and it's not obvious or predictable how Side effects are just effects talking about them as side diminishes their importance Scale matters communism works in 100 or less person communities due to effect of shame but not much larger than that Always thank about who benefits and who pays C2P2 commonized costs and privatized profits leads to tragedy and bad incentives


  • James

    Free ePub ô mobi Filters against Folly ñ Paperback Filters against FollyA short book packs a powerful punch Hardin builds a compelling case that to make good decisions one must use each of three filters literacy numeracy and ecolacyLiteracy What are the words?Numeracy What are the numbers?Ecolacy And then what?One of many uotes I highlighted Modern technology has been so greatly perfected that the weakest link in most technologyhuman systems is the human element


  • John

    Free ePub ô mobi Filters against Folly ñ Paperback Filters against FollyI loved this book It describes how to think well using on literate numerate and ecolate models It provides a prescriptive approach to critically thinking about modern problems It should be reuired reading of those wishing to vote


  • Marc Hutchison

    Free ePub ô mobi Filters against Folly ñ Paperback Filters against FollyHardin was an influential ecologist who expounded on the tragedy of the commons originally in 1968 He explains that in detail here and expands on the implications for us As another reviewer pointed out the book is than 30 years old but it's still relevant and timely Highly recommended


  • Kaspars Peisenieks

    Free ePub ô mobi Filters against Folly ñ Paperback Filters against FollyValuable insights in the way of thinking about science ecology and global and local problemschallanges


  • Paul Shepherd

    Free ePub ô mobi Filters against Folly ñ Paperback Filters against FollyI enjoyed this book and I would probably read this again The author asks the reader to look at the world through three filters He wants society to have a healthy scepticism towards new technological innovations until the conseuences of their development have been fully and thoroughly considered I think this is a good idea but it should not stop people from pursuing new inventions and innovations as our economies are dependent on creating new systems methods and technologies