Thursday, May 27, 2010

Fish in a Barrel - Matt Ridley Version

Matt Ridley is interviewed by a typical NPR host about his new book The Rational Optimist. It's not really fair but it is fun.


At 7:18 PM, Blogger Frank S. Robinson said...

Ridley did a great job swatting away the inane notions peddled by his interviewer. Those interested in Ridley's very good book might wish to know about my own book, THE CASE FOR RATIONAL OPTIMISM (Transaction Books, Rutgers University, 2009), which makes quite similar points and arguments, but develops the case for optimism over a rather broader range of subject areas. See


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