Houston People’s Climate March

I will admit to having a certain morbid curiosity about manifestations of evil. I find it interesting to understand both the psychology and the philosophy of those who engage in criminal activities. For this reason, I attended last Saturday’s Houston People’s Climate March.

Except for Houston City Council, I had never attended a Leftist event, […]

A Disdain for Objectivity

In a revealing editorial on the March for Science, the Chronicle implies that the future of science is threatened by the policies of the Trump Administration. The editorial proclaims,

While the struggle between Galileo and his Catholic inquisitors is long over, the struggle between prejudice and evidence-based research is still raging….

Since the anti-science […]

The March for Science

A grim reminder of how far science has descended in our anti-reason culture can be seen in protests against the Trump administrations plans for the Environmental Protection Agency. On Earth Day, April 22, 2017 a “March for Science” will take place in Houston, as well as other cities in the US and around the world.

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Is Automation Good?

As pointed out in a recent article, the oil industry continues its valiant pursuit of technological improvements to provide low cost energy. Imagine moving the entire string of heavy pipe required for drilling wells using robotics rather than back-breaking labor. Imagine drilling fewer wells by doing more horizontal drilling. And imagine operating a well from […]