Ugo Bardi teaches physical chemistry at the University of Florence, Italy. He is the author of The Limits to Growth Revisited (Springer 2012) and Extracted: How the Quest for Mineral Wealth is Plundering the Planet (Chelsea Green 2014).
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Friday, November 07, 2014
Paul Krugman and The Tortoise: Why the Limits to Growth Are Real
One of the best known of Zeno's paradoxes says that Achilles will never be able to overtake the tortoise in front of him, no matter how fast he runs. Why? Because Achilles must first reach the point from where the tortoise started, which means the tortoise is always ahead. It is a nice illustration...