Jeffrey Reel http://wamc.org en Jeffrey Reel : Resistance to Change http://wamc.org/post/jeffrey-reel-resistance-change <p>Why are we not fully embracing, and running with, clean, renewable technologies? One reason is because of white fogies like me. Let me explain.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Let’s start with a quiz:&nbsp; Can you identify the following country?&nbsp; It must satisfy </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">all</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> of the following criteria:</span></p><p>1.&nbsp; It is the world’s leading manufacturer, and exporter, of airplanes, automobiles, appliances, weapons and steel.</p> Sun, 20 Apr 2014 15:25:38 +0000 Jeffrey Reel 88638 at http://wamc.org Jeffrey Reel: Evolution, Technology, and Energy http://wamc.org/post/jeffrey-reel-evolution-technology-and-energy <p>During its first weeks of formation, a chick is provided with all the nutrition it requires inside its shell. As it develops, though, the chick eventually exhausts its supply of fuel and begins pecking around in search for more, thus creating an opening in the shell and giving birth to itself. This is what Buckminster Fuller describes as “precession” when animals, seemingly inadvertently, but by nature’s design, are led to the next stage in their evolution.</p> Thu, 07 Mar 2013 20:45:00 +0000 Jeffrey Reel 59358 at http://wamc.org