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Herb Lindberg: Resist attempt to cut off debate

I appeal to The Union to resist the attempt by the Democrat machine, as represented by Heidi Hall, to cut off valid debate on the serious issue of the extent of human influence on global climate.

Such individuals can and often do try to move to higher levels of cognition without properly understanding the intermediate material.

They do so through several causes, such as impatience, anti-effort, or simple error. The most common cause is intellectual dependence; such individuals are content to take over the concepts and conclusions of other people without understanding the steps that led to them.

Such individuals attempt to function on the higher levels of a complex structure without having established the requisite base; their mental activity consists in building confusion on confusion, instead of knowledge on knowledge.

In such minds, the chain relating higher-level content to perceptual reality is broken; these individuals’ conceptual structure, or semblance of one, has no grounding; it is detached from facts and from cognition.

Herb Lindberg

Penn Valley

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