✬ Filters against Folly Books ✮ Author Garrett Hardin – Sunkgirls.info

✬ Filters against Folly  Books ✮ Author Garrett Hardin – Sunkgirls.info The Ecological Problems Facing Our World Are Frequently Addressed By A Barrage Of Experts Whose Slogans And Solutions Frequently Confuse, Rather Than Clarify Our Understanding Of Ecological Issues In Filters Against Folly, Garrett Hardin Shows How The Filters Of Literacy Understanding What Words Really Mean, Numeracy Being Able To Quantify Information, And Ecolacy Assessment Of Complex Interactions Over Time, Can Allow Us To Make Sensible Judgments About Ecological Issues.


10 thoughts on “Filters against Folly

  1. David David says:

    Although this book is already 25 years old, it is amazingly up to date in its take on politics, philosophy, and ecology The book is short, easy to read, but contains some very deep, fundamental concepts The author writes about three filters through which decisions should be made literate, numerate, and ecolate The bas


  2. Luis Roberto Reyes Romero Luis Roberto Reyes Romero says:

    One of the few books that has changed the way I look at the world and evaluate information to, hopefully, makeintelligent decisions The book starts in a slow tempo by suggesting a logical structure to evaluate decisions and information, which can be summarized as 1 are the right words being used , 2 are the right numbers a


  3. Tao Tao says:

    Need to read again, lots of nuggets of wisdom on many pages, but felt lost on many other pages


  4. Rafael Jose Velasquez Rafael Jose Velasquez says:

    Numerate Not just values but rates and ratios, don t need precision generally Avoid words that remove numeracy, infinity, absolute, never, everything in the world is numerate Literacy Beware of the merely eloquent Words are action, understand what people are trying to achieve by the words they use n...


  5. James James says:

    A short book packs a powerful punch Hardin builds a compelling case that to make good decisions one must use each of three filters literacy, numeracy, and ecolacy.Literacy What are the words Numeracy What are the numbers Ecolacy And then what One of m...


  6. John John says:

    I loved this book It describes how to think well using on literate, numerate, and ecolate models It provides a prescriptive approach to critically thinking about modern problems It should be required reading of those wishing to vote.


  7. Marc Hutchison Marc Hutchison says:

    Hardin was an influential ecologist who expounded on the tragedy of the commons originally in 1968 He explains that in detail here and expands on the implications for us As another reviewer pointed out, the book isthan 30 years old but it s still relevant and timely Highly recommended.


  8. Kaspars Peisenieks Kaspars Peisenieks says:

    Valuable insights in the way of thinking about science, ecology and global and local problems challanges.


  9. Matt Backes Matt Backes says:

    Decent book about different filters to look at claims and information through Particularly interesting was the ecolate filter and then what


  10. Tirath Tirath says:

    It s a book from the 80s I enjoy books that challenge accepted practices or principles The book is a bit of a hotch potch and touches on various topics, and is quite demanding of the reader Hardin breaks down thinking and reasoning to 3 filters, namely the literate, the numerate and the ecolate I guess this book can help one better question all that is said by e


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