James Bellerjeau

James Bellerjeau

South Carolina, USA
Jun
21
Swiss mountains with green fields and trees in the foreground

When the Best Course of Action is Inaction

By spending precious resources to improperly or only partially deal with problems, we can easily make things worse
3 min read
Jun
14
Earth seen from space

How I Learned To Stop Worrying and Love Global Warming

A look at why more CO2 and increasing temperatures are wonderful
4 min read
Jun
07
A gravel path running through green fields under a blue sky.

A Handful of Harmful Beliefs Shackle Us to Mediocrity … or Worse

Political dysfunction is a precursor to societal collapse. Who wants that? Here are some constructive suggestions for overcoming our fractious times
6 min read
May
31
Why I Thought Abandoning My Kids Was a Good Idea

Why I Thought Abandoning My Kids Was a Good Idea

My wife and I told them where we were going (we’re not monsters), but the separation still stung
4 min read
May
24
Many brass cowbells hanging from the rafters of a barn. Don't get me started on our cows and chocolate

18,000 Reasons Why the Swiss Are Still Awesome

We spend 13 Swiss francs per inhabitant per year to ensure we won’t run out of coffee … and other essentials for life
4 min read
May
17
Sign reading "If overthinking situations burned calories, I'd be dead." Wait, human breathing releases CO2!

All the Right Data, All the Wrong Conclusions

A bit of psychology and a bit of economics help us see what climate alarmists entirely miss
5 min read
May
10
Gravestone bearing the word "MANLY". Don't read anything into the fact that this is a gravestone

Does It Matter What We Consider Masculine?

Being manly means doing hard things in pursuit of valuable goals. Who says they have to be physical challenges?
4 min read
May
03
Airport lounge showing yellow support beams and an undulating ceiling

If You Scheduled Your Day Like an Airline

If you let your aim point downwards, even a little bit, don’t be surprised if you end up in places you don’t want to be
6 min read
Apr
26
A wealthy-looking man in a cashmere coat standing before an impressive entry gate. Why yes, that is my castle.

Do You Have What It Takes To Be Independently Wealthy?

Money is just the start of it, perhaps not even the hardest part
5 min read
Apr
19
Swiss mountains with lake in the valley. Would you fill this alpine valley with trash?

Switzerland Spanks the U.S. in Everyday Sustainability

Is it because Swiss citizens care more, their politics still work, or something else?
4 min read