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  Topic: Response To Rolling Deeply In The Dust
Chris S

Replies: 3
Views: 4693

PostForum: Media Lens Forum   Posted: Wed Apr 07, 2004 1:17 pm   Subject: Another attempt
Reference compromise and the latest medialens alert.

I am a parent, and in many ways am just trying to 'get on with my life' within a very imperfect system.

I am also trying to launch a campaign gro ...
  Topic: Books..A thread for reedahs, dedicated to Bill Hicks!
Chris S

Replies: 52
Views: 62070

PostForum: off-topic   Posted: Tue Apr 06, 2004 1:29 pm   Subject: A limited selection
Franz Fanon - The wretched of the earth - why violence against the oppresors is justified (written during the French occupation of Algeria)
Mike Davis - Late Victorian Holocausts - Why there is a 3rd ...
  Topic: Peak Oil
Chris S

Replies: 21
Views: 31332

PostForum: off-topic   Posted: Fri Mar 12, 2004 9:01 pm   Subject: Peak Oil
Yes of course Neil, the peak oil issue can be used to reinforce the climate change arguments.

But away from the esoteric environment of Medialens the issue is a non-starter. I'm trying to engage memb ...
  Topic: Peak Oil
Chris S

Replies: 21
Views: 31332

PostForum: off-topic   Posted: Fri Mar 12, 2004 2:45 pm   Subject: Peak Oil
I don't believe peak oil is really a threat; stories about diminishing resources are two a penny and ignore the ability of technological innovation to locate and exploit resources previously deemed in ...
  Topic: An Open Letter to David Edwards and David Cromwell
Chris S

Replies: 48
Views: 48136

PostForum: Media Lens Forum   Posted: Wed Mar 10, 2004 2:25 pm   Subject: An Open Letter to David Edwards and David Cromwell
Michael moore has raised the question about how difficult it must be to bank an airliner travelling at 600mph into an office block with only minimal training comprised of flying a private plane and a ...
  Topic: Cogitations
Chris S

Replies: 30
Views: 35707

PostForum: off-topic   Posted: Tue Mar 09, 2004 4:39 pm   Subject: Cogitations
I like your style Rosie. My eldest kid has justed started school, god awful waste of time. He is full of the joy of counting, to which my response is that for the majority of human history people have ...
  Topic: Why isn't global warming a suitable subject for the cinema?
Chris S

Replies: 9
Views: 10837

PostForum: Media Lens Forum   Posted: Thu Jan 29, 2004 10:22 pm   Subject: Image
Vegetable Man, I take your point about the difference between cinema and Hollywood. Nonetheless, as Neil Postman said, if the Red Indians ever wanted to discuss philosophy, they wouldn't have used smo ...
  Topic: Why isn't global warming a suitable subject for the cinema?
Chris S

Replies: 9
Views: 10837

PostForum: Media Lens Forum   Posted: Tue Jan 27, 2004 5:00 pm   Subject: Climate change and the cinema
I don't actually like films etc and I would challenge the idea that a topic such as climate change could be tackled in any meaningful way by an image based medium.

Film is best suited to the big bang ...
  Topic: arghhhh climate confusion descends again...
Chris S

Replies: 8
Views: 12469

PostForum: Media Lens Forum   Posted: Fri Jan 23, 2004 10:17 pm   Subject: Cosmic rays not cause of climate change
One after another, the scientific pillars underpinning the flat-earther's claims fall to the ground

"The principal cause of recent climate change is not cosmic rays but human activities, a group of s ...
 
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