, a person may need to go against the grain to express their ideas (Cipriani & Giordino, 2008).
What Mann can't stomach is contrarianism
or groundless denial based on half-baked theorising and, as his brave book reveals, such bad habits are flourishing on one side of the climate debate.
This strain of contrarianism
is perhaps exemplified by an argument Kaye has made elsewhere encouraging the government to make its databases accessible: he advocates transparency not because it might reveal some important flaw in current methods, nor because good scientific practice demands it, but because there is nothing to hide--the databases, he believes, will simply affirm that all the government has said has been true and will silence irrepressible critics.
Such intervention destabilizes markets by encouraging herd behavior and discouraging the contrarianism
on which market stability ultimately depends.
As he grew older, the famous intellectual felt increasingly alienated from contemporaneous political developments, which only accentuated his contrarianism
Such a pessimistic reading is attractive in its contrarianism
, its refusal to place too much faith in a strictly anagogical interpretation.
Was he motivated by genuinely held Gallican sentiments (as his own later writings were to suggest) or by a stubborn contrarianism
and dislike of authority?
Argument, debate, contrarianism
are his preferred states.
We are now fairly nonplussed by such "everything-you-thought-was-wrong" contrarianism
But until federal law catches up to California's contrarianism
, the future of pot is not such a foregone conclusion.
This year's competition seems to sidestep those critiques, with a slate of mostly Euro and Asian titles that neither reads like an auteurist who's-who nor strains for contrarianism
or shock value.
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): In a new study, a University of Colorado at Boulder professor has determined that mass media have been a key vehicle by which climate change contrarianism