Patrick J. Michaels

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Last December Naomi Oreskes, an associate professor of history at UCLA, published a Washington Post Outlook piece called "Undeniable Global Warming." She asserted that the planet is warming (true), that increases in greenhouse gases have something to do with it (true), that several scientific societies hold this view (true), that the remainder of the discussion is quibbling about the details, and that we must respond to the threats that global warming presents.

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September 2014

For centuries, hierarchical models dominated human organizations. Kings, warlords, and emperors could rally groups--but also oppress them. Non-hierarchical forms of organization, though, are increasingly defining our lives. It's no secret how this shift has benefited out social lives, including dating, and it's becoming more commonplace even in the corporate world. But it has also now come even to organizations bent on domination rather than human flourishing, as the Islamic State shows. If even destructive groups rely on this form of entrepreneurial organization, then hierarchy's time could truly be coming to an end.
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