January 12, 2012
Do Fossil Fuels Cause Moral and Social Decay?
Ronald Bailey, Reason
All of the Republican presidential hopefuls who are so strenuously trying to out-do each other in defending family values may be overlooking one of the chief causes of moral and social decay: increased fossil fuel use. This is the surprising suggestion recently made by a couple of conservative intellectuals, Georgetown University political philosopher Patrick Deneen and American Conservative editor Rod Dreher.
TAGGED: Morality, fossil fuels