Thursday, May 3, 2012

Feeling uneasy about the state of the world? Here's why.

If you have the feeling the bad news is picking up speed, this video will confirm and explain.   In it Dr. Albert Bartlett, Professor Emeritus of the Department of Physics at University of Colorado at Boulder explains why the greatest shortcoming of the human race is our inability to understand the exponential function.  In a studio lecture he delivers the most compelling explantion I've heard as to why I have such a queasy stomach these days.