The myth of the electric vehicle

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“The myth that the future belongs to electric vehicles is one of the misconceptions of the modern energy era”. The forcefulness of Vaclav Smil, recognized expert in energy and environment, discredits the coercive imposition of the electric car contained in the desideratum of the recently approved Climate Change Law, which advocates an energy involution and …

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Freedom in the Time of Cholera

Dear reader, This lecture given on 26th May 2021 on the occasion of receiving the 2020 Liberty Publication Prize awarded by the Spanish Liberty Club, will only be available in Spanish for the time being . Please click on the pdf link if you wish to read it.

The suicidal Spanish Climate Change Law

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A few years ago, an American acquaintance told me an amusing anecdote. At a meeting held in Detroit between representatives of automobile companies and rookie youngsters sent by the Obama Administration, enthusiastic climate change zealots, the latter conveyed to the industrialists the need to soon have an electric car with a range of 600 miles. …

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Epidemic of panic

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“No passion so effectually robs the mind of all its faculties of acting and reasoning as fear.” Two and a half centuries after Burke wrote these words, half a hundred British psychologists have denounced the “covert” tactics (operating on the subconscious) put in place by their government at the beginning of the pandemic to terrorize …

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Give us our normal life back

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It’s been over a year since the first covid restrictions were imposed, and I wonder how long will Spaniards continue to be held hostage by their political class. A state of emergency criticized by prestigious constitutional experts and justices but defended to the hilt by the government and de facto by the main non-opposition party …

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Euthanasia: barbarians at the gate

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My father was 84 years old when a serious fall left him a quadriplegic. He kept his extraordinary intellectual capacity intact while suffering from an irreversible paralysis from the neck down that only allowed him to move his head a little, a situation aggravated by the progression of a blindness that ended up being almost …

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The silence of the Constitutional Court

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For a year now, Spanish citizens have been suffering from a series of arbitrary restrictions on our fundamental rights and freedoms set out in the sanctum sanctorum of our Constitution. Indeed, those “inviolable rights that are inherent to us”, the freedom of movement, the right of assembly or freedom of worship, have been suspended or …

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Question marks on covid vaccines

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“Happiness and freedom begin with the clear understanding of one principle: some things are under our control and some things are not”. Epictetus’ wisdom does not permeate the self-sufficiency of contemporary man, nor the leviathan State and its protective sham, nor its politicians, focused only on appearance. Panic and haste, which are responsible for most …

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Mistaken beliefs and abusive policies

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  Politicians insist on torturing us with facemasks, but the scientific evidence is skeptical about their effectiveness. If in March the Journal of the American Medical Association said that “there is no evidence to suggest that facemasks worn by healthy people are effective in preventing people from getting sick with respiratory infections.”[1] a recent Cochrane …

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Warm is better than cold

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Spanish believers in the new global religion of climate change are puzzled and unease by this freezing cold here and in Beijing, where historically low temperatures have been reached[1]. A year ago they blamed a particularly mild January on global warming, as they always do. However, when we suffer a cold wave and snowfalls with …

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