Gore on the marketplace of ideas
Do you wonder why public dialogue in the U.S. these days takes place in such an atmosphere of surreal trivia, despite the vitally important challenges facing us? Wonder why global warming, a catastrophe of Biblical proportions, can get on TV only if it’s cast as the malevolent face behind a hurricane? Wonder why Americans are so bogglingly ignorant of basic current events?
Al Gore knows. Read his extraordinary speech.